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How summer's heat leads to uptick in emergency room trips

Summer weekends are time to have fun. But some people's revelry can land them in the emergency room.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 08:22am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, emergency room, Emergency Physician at Washington Adventist Hospital, Dr. Terry Jodire, Dr. Robert Shesser, George Washington University.

Keep your vacation free from stomach bugs

You don't have to travel to distant lands to get a stomach bug on vacation. It can happen anywhere, on a cruise or a national park trip.

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 07:35am EDT

Tags: Norovirus, Dr. Terry Jodrie,

Keep your summer vacation stomach bug free

But this is not the flu, which is caused by an airborne virus. Instead, the norovirus is usually spread by hand to hand contact, or by eating food handled by someone who is already infected.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: Norovirus,

Md. hospital reaffirms plans to move

A Maryland hospital still plans to move from Takoma Park to Silver Spring despite a recommendation from a state regulator that the project be rejected.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 11:42am EDT

Tags: Maryland Heath Care Commission

Md. woman says hospital denied same-sex visit

A Maryland woman says she was denied the right to visit her same-sex partner at Washington Adventist Hospital.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 10:15am EST

Tags: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Washington Post, WTTG-TV

First baby of 2012 born at 12:12

At Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Irja Bonafede gave birth to a baby girl at 12:12 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 10.2 ounces.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 11:04am EST

Tags: babies, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, hospitals, New Year