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February 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

League of Women Voters Discuss Resources Available for Youth Experiencing Substance Use and Abuse

By the 12th grade, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that about half of adolescents have abused an illicit drug, which includes the abuse of illegal drugs or the misuse of prescription medications, at least once. In an effort to help parents and community leaders identify resources available to adolescents who struggle […]

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May 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Redeveloped Parklawn Building with Ribbon Cutting (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The newly renovated Parklawn Building, located in Twinbrook will now house four U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. Officials from the JBG Comapanies, General Services Administration, HHS, and Montgomery County celebrated the official opening of the building on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike […]

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October 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to NIH Grantees

National Institute of Health (NIH) grantees received the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Paul Modrich, of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Duke University School of Medicine, and Aziz Sancar, of the University of North Carolina, received the award for their work on “mapping, at a molecular level, how cells repair damaged DNA and safeguard the […]

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March 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Olde Towne Youth Center

Gaithersburg Awarded Medal for Let’s Move Initiative

The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Gaithersburg for completion of a key health and wellness goal for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties. LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative, which is dedicated to solving the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. Gaithersburg […]

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