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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • Wreck involving Gloucester Sheriff's deputy under investigation

    A collision Monday afternoon on Route 17 that involved a Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy and another motorist remains under investigation. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Route 17 and Tidemill Road, said First Sgt. Caren Sterling of the...
  • Gloucester Sheriff's deputy cited in Route 17 traffic accident

    A Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy has been issued a traffic infraction ticket for disregarding a traffic signal after running a red light and causing an accident on Route 17. The accident occurred Monday about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route...
  • Gloucester man injured, hospitalized after breaking into home

    Gloucester man injured, hospitalized after breaking into home
    A Gloucester man apparently picked the wrong house to break into after sheriff's investigators say he was injured during a struggle with one of the residents. The Gloucester County Sheriff's Office received a call last Wednesday at 4 p.m. of a...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy

    Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80. His death...
  • Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast

    Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast
    Low income Virginians who could gain coverage if the state expands Medicaid are probably not as sick as state government number-crunchers first thought, new cost estimates from the Department of Medical Assistance Services suggest. In fact, the 10-...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • Martin Campbell To Direct ABC Drama Pilot 'Warriors'

    Martin Campbell has signed on to direct the ABC drama pilot "Warriors." Project revolves around a group of military doctors and nurses at a facility inspired by the cutting-edge work done at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md....
  • 'Hockey for Heroes' to benefit wounded warriors

    'Hockey for Heroes' to benefit wounded warriors
    For 24 straight hours next weekend, hockey players will be passing, checking and taking shots on goal during an end-of-season fundraiser to benefit wounded members of the military. "Hockey for Heroes" was the brainchild of Amy Hitt, an Annapolis hockey...
  • David H. Hubel dies at 87; Nobel winner unlocked secrets of sight

    David H. Hubel dies at 87; Nobel winner unlocked secrets of sight
    When neurobiologist David H. Hubel accepted his Nobel Prize in 1981, it had only been a couple of decades since he and his research partner danced in front of an anesthetized cat. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel were measuring electrical activity in...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Young

    Rep. Bill Young, 82, Florida's longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where he had been for nearly two...