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October 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Octubre Mes de la Sensibilización sobre el Cáncer de Seno

Según los datos estadísticos que se comparten en la página web de la organización Nueva Vida sobre el cáncer en las mujeres latinas, las latinas tienen una mayor mortalidad por cáncer de mama que las mujeres blancas no latinas debido a tasas de detección más bajas y limitaciones en el acceso a la atención oportuna […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Latinas con Cáncer Necesitan más Apoyo que Nunca Durante la Pandemia

La organización comunitaria Nueva Vida por más de 21 años ha tenido la misión de ser el apoyo para las mujeres latinas que tienen cáncer. No obstante, durante la pandemia de Covid-19 el apoyo se ha hecho más fuerte debido a la creciente necesidad por perdida de empleo, enfermedad y el manejo en el tema […]

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August 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Así se Vive – Apoyo a las Mujeres Latinas con Cáncer

Nueva Vida es una organización sin ánimo de lucro que tiene como misión informar, apoyar y empoderar a las latinas cuyas vidas se ven afectadas por el cáncer, y defender y facilitar el acceso oportuno a la atención del cáncer de última generación. Ahora, durante la pandemia de Covid-19 se han convertido en un apoyo […]

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January 6, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 6. Sunny today, but tomorrow’s forecast includes snow. 1. Opposing Anti-Semitism: The American Jewish Committee has declared today #JewishAndProud Day in a worldwide demonstration of Jewish pride in the face of recent attacks against Jews. For more information, click here. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s […]

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January 2, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 2 in Montgomery County

Welcome to the first Five Things of a new decade! Partly cloudy today with rain likely Friday. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 2. 1. School’s Back in Session: Sorry kids, winter break is over. 2. Spanish Circle Time: The Takoma Park Library hosts a Spanish Circle for babies, toddlers […]

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December 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Travis Gayles on Declining Cancer Rates

We talk with Dr. Travis Gayles, Montgomery County health officer, about declining cancer rates. And even though the rates are falling, what does that mean if you or a loved one receive a cancer diagnosis?

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cokie Roberts, a National Voice With a Presence in Montgomery

The loss of trailblazing journalist Cokie Roberts is certainly felt in Montgomery County. She may have been born in Louisiana, and both parents served in the U.S. House of Representatives. She lived in the county for more 67 years. In 1960, she graduated from the all-girls Catholic school Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart […]

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July 31, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Remembering Blair Student, Amaris Arias

Amaris Arias, 15, died last week after a seven-year battle with kidney cancer. She was diagnosed at 8 years old. Loved ones described her as a “wonderful big sister and helpful daughter,” who loved basketball and music. In a letter to the Blair community families, Principal Renay Johnson wrote, “Amaris was a Blazer and we […]

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