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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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  • Living Here: Health facilities

    Living Here: Health facilities
    Each year, the region's three major local health systems continue to add procedures and expand facilities to upgrade their services. All have implemented electronic health records. Riverside Health System, headquartered on the Peninsula, added a 250,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

    Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation
    It's a typical scene at fire departments everywhere: lockers lining the garage, with coats hanging and boots at the ready for quick changes when an emergency calls. But at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company one boot has a leg sticking out of it....
  • Quinn to visit injured vets in Maryland, not Germany this year

    Quinn to visit injured vets in Maryland, not Germany this year
    Gov. Pat Quinn will not be making his annual holiday trip to Germany to visit injured veterans this year, instead opting to visit troops closer to home. The Democratic governor said today that he plans to depart Thursday night to visit with wounded...
  • Wounded service members take on wheelchair lacrosse, embrace sport for it physicality, mental benefits

    They had strapped on gloves, donned helmets, grabbed their lacrosse sticks and lobbed balls around the gym in preparation for a scrimmage. And then they got one key piece of instruction: It's better to throw the ball over a teammate's head than at his...
  • 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...