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September 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

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, describes some of the symptoms he has seen, specifically those of high school athletes. Join us on Monday, September 16, […]

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September 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

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 Vaping Crisis, is live-streamed on mcmlive.org and broadcast on cable channels 19, 21 and 995. Experts from across […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

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 tobacco.  The FDA finalized a rule, effective August 8, 2016, to regulate all tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems. Despite […]

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September 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

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, explains Philip Corcoran, a surgeon in the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Clinic at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. It’s a lung disease that […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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January 17, 2018 | Suzanne Tobin

Living in Montgomery County Saved My Life

Allow me to introduce myself: I am a brain injury survivor and a medical miracle. If I had lived any place other than Montgomery County, I’m not sure I would have made it to my 60th birthday. I barely made it to the correct diagnosis, just under the six-month time frame before the rare viral […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Identities of Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Killed Friday Night on I-270 Released

Officials identified the two off-duty law enforcement officers were struck and killed Friday night while standing on the shoulder of I-270 at the scene of a traffic crash. The officers are identified as State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff. Sander Cohen, 33 was a Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland State Police Investigating Death of Two Off-Duty Officers Killed at I-270 Crash Scene

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of two off-duty officers who were killed Friday night on I-270 north of Gude Drive. Both were standing on the shoulder when a southbound vehicle struck the two men. Maryland State Police (MSP) said that around 10 p.m. Friday night an off-duty officer called the Rockville Barrack to […]

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September 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Suburban Hospital Teaching ‘Stop the Bleed’ Course

After the Boston Marathon bombing and other tragedies across the United States, health professionals realized people were dying from wounds because first responders couldn’t get to patients fast enough. Because of that, the “Stop the Bleed” campaign began to teach everyday people how they can use tourniquets and other items to prevent patients from losing […]

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May 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Trone Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda

The David and June Trone Family Foundation has donated $2.5 million to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, the hospital announced on Monday. It’s one of the largest philanthropic gifts ever received by the hospital. According to a news release from the hospital, the money will be used to support mental and behavioral health services, including addiction […]

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