Salmonella Infections Linked to Moby Dick House of Kabob Hummus

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) released a statement Thursday warning people not to eat hummus from Moby Dick House of Kabob because it has been linked to salmonella infections in the state. Since Sept. 10, MDH reports...

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New Vaping Laws Aim to Protect Teens

Kellen Leeson, 21, recalls how the proximity of certain stores made buying tobacco products easy when he was a high school student. New laws, introduced today by Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice, are designed to...

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High School Athletes Not Immune to Ill Effects of Vaping

Vaping has quickly become an epidemic according to the Centers for Disease Control. Montgomery County has certainly not been immune to this nationwide trend. Dr. Philip Corcoran, who works out of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda,...

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Vaping vs Smoking: What’s the Difference?

There’s a big difference between smoking and vaping says Philip Corcoran, a surgeon in the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Clinic at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. Find out more on September 16, at 7 p.m., when MCM Connects: Our...

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The FDA, Vaping, and You

Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the United States, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Since 2009, FDA has regulated cigarettes, smokeless, and roll-your-own...

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Medical Professional Links ‘Popcorn Lung’ Disease to Vaping

As students begin a new school year, the health risks associated with teenagers vaping are entering the forefront of our public discourse. “Popcorn lung” is only one disease that medicine has linked to vaping,...

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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Maryland el Peor en Tiempos de Espera en Salas de Emergencia

Maryland tiene los tiempos de espera más largos en la sala de emergencias del país, según el Capitán Ben Kaufman de los servicios médicos de emergencia. Esto se refiere al tiempo que pasó en la sala de emergencias antes de ser ingresado en el hospital o enviado a casa. “Nuestros hospitales están superpoblados y Maryland […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Care Consultations Available to Alzheimer’s Patients, Families, and Caregivers

One of the most devastating diagnosis a person and their family can receive is that of Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis is life changing and often leaves the person and their family unsure how to respond or what to do next. The disease is progressive beginning with mild memory loss leading to the loss of the […]

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February 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Melania Trump visitó Pacientes de The Children’s Inn en NIH

La Primera Dama Melania Trump celebró el Día de San Valentín en Bethesda en The Children’s Inn en NIH. Es el tercer año consecutivo que Trump visita a los niños que reciben tratamientos clínicos para enfermedades graves y enfermedades raras en The Inn. Miguel Negrete, el hermano de Amber Negrete, una niña de 10 años […]

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February 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Melania Trump Celebrates Valentine’s Day at The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump celebrated Valentine’s Day in Bethesda at The Children’s Inn at NIH. It’s the third consecutive year Trump has spent the holiday meeting with children undergoing clinical treatments for serious illnesses and rare diseases at The Inn. Trump was greeted at The Inn by 11-year-old Lucy Wiese, of Midlothian, Va., who was […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Doctor, Clinical Research CEO Offers Advice for Staying Healthy During Coronavirus Outbreak

Dr. Fabian Sandoval, CEO and research director at the Emerson Clinical Research Institute in Washington, D.C., offers tips for how people can stay healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.  

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February 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué es Realmente el Coronavirus?

Según Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, el martes se confirmó el caso número 13 del coronavirus en Estados Unidos. El Doctor Fabian Sandoval, presentador del programa de salud Tu Salud Tu Familia, que se transmite todos los domingos por Telemundo 44, habla de lo que es este virus, las maneras […]

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February 7, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Gaithersburg Lab Looks to Release First Coronavirus Vaccine

With the coronavirus growing more deadly each day, several companies are racing to produce the first vaccine or antiviral medication to combat the spread of the virus. One company that seems to have made large strides towards finding a vaccine, is Gaithersburg-based Novavax. The genome of the coronavirus was published last month, which opened the […]

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February 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

NIH Busca una Vacuna Contra el Coronavirus

El Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas (NIAID) en Bethesda está trabajando arduamente para desarrollar una vacuna contra el coronavirus, aunque no se han reportado casos confirmados en Maryland, Washington, D.C. o Virginia. El Centro de Investigación de Vacunas del NIAID, que forma parte de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud, está trabajando con la […]

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February 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

NIH Working to Develop Vaccine for Coronavirus

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda is working hard to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus although there have not been any confirmed cases reported in Maryland, Washington, D.C. or Virginia. The NIAID Vaccine Research Center, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, is working with the biotechnology […]

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January 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Autoridades de Montgomery se Preparan ante Coronavirus

Aunque no hay casos confirmados de coronavirus en Maryland, Virginia o el Distrito de Columbia, los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery dicen que no se arriesgan. Los funcionarios del condado han participado en varias conferencias telefónicas informativas con los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades en Atlanta y el Departamento de Salud de Maryland para […]

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