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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January 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Suburban Hospital Holds Ceremony for New Building

Suburban Hospital in Bethesda held an opening ceremony Friday for its new north building. The opening marks the end of a two-phase reconstruction project that began in 2015. Patients are expected to move into the building the second week of March, with operations and surgeries to begin in the third week of March. The hospital […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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April 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery College Holds Mass Casualty Disaster Drill (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring Health Sciences Department recently held a mass casualty drill to prepare student healthcare providers. MCTV’s James McClain reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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April 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Learn about the Science of Baking Bread (VIDEO)

Montgomery County fourth grade students took a recent trip to Johns Hopkins University to bake, learn and give back to the community. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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March 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

CDC Updates Community Health Website

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released, today, the updated Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) online tool that produces public health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describes the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence […]

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October 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Patient Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH

Officials at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced that the patient exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, has been discharged from the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda where he was under observation to his home. The patient, who is described as a physician volunteering in Sierra Leone, was admitted on Sept. […]

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September 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Doctor Exposed to Ebola Virus Arrives at NIH

A doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has been transferred from an overseas location and admitted to the NIH Clinical Center for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol. The patient arrived at the NIH Clinical Center at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, according to a statement posted […]

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September 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

NIH Preparing to Admit Patient Exposed to Ebola Virus

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is preparing to admit a patient who has been exposed to the Ebola virus to its Clinical Center in the coming days. According to a news released posted on the NIH website, the patient is an American physician who was volunteering services in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra […]

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