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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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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

Rain and clouds are in the forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 17. 1. Music of the Season: NIH Chamber Singers, a group of 18 singers led by Dwight Brock, are performing “Music of the Seasons” at Twinbrook Library in Rockville at 6:30 p.m. Join us at #TwinbrookLibrary, December […]

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September 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

10-Year-Old Boy With Leukemia Throws Out First Pitch at Nats Game

A 10-year-old boy who has been living with leukemia for half of his life threw the first pitch at the Nationals home game on Wednesday night. Edu of Houston, Texas has been battling leukemia since he was 5 years old and is currently being treated in a cutting edge Car T-cell therapy clinical trial at […]

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September 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Invited to Celebrate Roberts’ Life, Donate to Children’s Inn at NIH

Cokie Roberts’ family is inviting the public to participate in celebrating the life of the renowned journalist. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to The Children’s Inn at NIH, where Roberts served on the Board of Directors since 1992. She lived nearby in Bethesda. MyMCMedia spoke to Jennie Lucca, CEO of […]

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May 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Dr Anthony Fauci, NIH NIAID Director

Montgomery Talks: Fighting the World’s Diseases

Thirty-some years ago, Dr. Anthony Fauci marshaled scientists on a little-understood disease called AIDS. Now he warns about measles, an illness thought to be eradicated at the turn of the century – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, TuneIn, […]

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April 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Renowned NIH Researcher Fauci: Measles Is Still a Serious Disease

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said anyone who’s been vaccinated will be safe from the expanding measles outbreak. On Friday, the Maryland health department confirmed a fourth case had been confirmed outside Baltimore, qualifying for the measles cases to be called an “outbreak.” “We need to put […]

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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

‘Fitness Inspo’: Adina Crawford Challenges Women Of Color To Get Moving

Adina Crawford is a local fitness luminary that inspires people in our community to get out and get moving. “I think it’s really important we uplift and encourage other women to move. I don’t care what race, age, type of runner you are” she wrote. Crawford is a fitness ambassador for many organizations including “Black Girls […]

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March 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rare Disease Community Shares Unspoken Understanding at The Children’s Inn at NIH

Two families staying at The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda have found comfort meeting others in the “rare disease community.” Lydia Mzame came to The Inn from Mombasa, Kenya to help her 13-year-old son who’s suffered from sickle cell disease since he was four months old. Mzame came with her husband and their two other children. […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Children’s Inn at NIH Celebrates Rare Disease Day

The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda celebrated Rare Disease Day on Thursday. Because the holiday celebrates “rare” diseases, the holiday is ideally celebrated on the rarest day of the year, February 29. However, since this year wasn’t a leap year, it was celebrated on February 28. Stephanie Feinberg, the family program assistant at The […]

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