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May 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 13, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday the 13th!  Here are five things to know today, May 13, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are a WSSC customer in Montgomery County, your water bill is going up later this summer. 2. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is directing Metro officials to make immediate repairs to the Red Line tunnel. 3. For […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hospitals Report Busy Emergency Rooms in Days Following Blizzard

Hospitals saw an increase in patients seeking health care in the days following the Blizzard of 2016. “Adventist Healthcare emergency departments were very busy with hundreds of patient visits for several days after the snowstorm,” said Shanna Muschik, Adventist Healthcare’s marketing manager. According to Muschik, Shady Grove Medical Center saw close to 200 patients on […]

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June 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of new dad and baby born on way to hospital

Highway Delivery: Baby Born Along Interstate 270 (Photos)

UPDATED Talk about a highway delivery. An Adamstown woman gave birth to a baby boy on southbound Interstate 270, near Middlebrook Road, shortly before 6 a.m. on June 6 in the Germantown area. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that both mother and baby are doing fine. Piringer said the […]

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April 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Executive Reminds Public of ‘Safe Haven’ Law (Photos & Video)

County Executive Ike Leggett announced a public education campaign to remind residents about Maryland’s Safe Haven Law, which provides an alternative to abandoning an unwanted newborn. Leggett made the announcement at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and was joined by Adventist Healthcare’s president William G. Robertson, as well as Dr. Gaurov Dayal, Shady Grove’s chief medical […]

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January 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

New Year’s Baby

A Gaithersburg family rang in the new year at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital with a special delivery. The hospital’s Birth Center welcomed its first baby of 2014, a boy weighing 5 lbs. 12 oz. arrived at 2:01 a.m. on January 1. Both mom and baby are resting and doing well. The baby is among the […]

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August 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Baby Born on I-270

Montgomery County authorities say a mother in labor gave birth on I-270 about 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 15. On his Twitter account, Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham said fire-rescue crews arrived on scene after the baby was delivered. Both mom and baby girl are doing well at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, according to a hospital […]

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January 11, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Flu Outbreak in Montgomery County (Video)

Montgomery County doctors are seeing more and more patients with flu-like symptoms as the number of influenza cases across the state (and around the country) are on the rise. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For the latest flu information in Montgomery County, visit the county’s website here. For the latest flu information in Maryland, visit the […]

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December 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

New Year’s Day Babies (Photos)

UPDATED Talk about timing: the first baby of the new year was born exactly at midnight at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring on January 1. The baby girl, named Brianna, weighed seven pounds and six ounces and is her family’s third child. Both mom and baby are doing well. A couple of hours later, […]

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