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Small device could replace need for heart transplant

As technology continues to improve, heart failure patients have more options than heart transplant.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:30pm EST

Tags: heart transplant, Rachel Nania, heart failure, Dr. Najjar, Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center cutting jobs

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is cutting jobs as financial pressures mount at the District's largest hospital.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 01:30pm EST

Tags: Washington Hospital Center, medstar, jobs

Police urge drivers to slow down, save a life (VIDEO)

As part of the "Smooth Operator" safe driving campaign, D.C., Montgomery County and the Maryland State Police gathered with transportation officials to demonstrate for drivers what a difference 10 mph can make.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: traffic safety, pedestrian crash, aggressive driving, Smooth Operator, D.C. police, kate ryan, Washington Hospital Center

Taking too many NSAIDs could cause heart trouble

To many people, they are wonder drugs, but a class of common painkillers can do real damage when used to excess.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 04:39am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, ibuprofen, painkiller, medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Stuart Seides

Mumps outbreaks reported at college campuses in Va., Md.

College students aren't immune to getting sick. And college campuses in Virginia and Maryland are reporting outbreaks of the mumps.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 11:14pm EDT

Tags: mumps, vaccinations, college students, University of Richmond, Loyola University, Dick Uliano, Washington Hospital Center

Region's hospitals ready for mass-casualty event

Washington-area hospitals have learned a lot since the attacks on the Pentagon. And they say they are prepared to handled another mass-casualty event.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 04:44pm EDT

Tags: Washington Hospital Center, pentagon, Hank Silverberg, terrorism, boston marathon