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Howard and Georgetown offer free colon cancer screenings

Colon cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but doctors say it is one of the most preventable, if people agree to be screened.

Tags: colon cancer , Howard University Hospital ,

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 11:48am EDT

Reconstruction now part of breast cancer treatment

Along with advances in breast cancer treatment, patients now have better options for breast reconstruction.

Tags: Kathy Stewart , Meera Pal , breast cancer , Dr. Scott Spear

Monday - 02/28/2011, 11:12am EST

Fairfax Co. firefighters collect $561K for muscular dystrophy

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department firefighters and public safety workers collected more donations than any fire service organization in the nation in their "Fill the Boot" campaign.

Tags: Fairfax County Fire and Rescue , Muscular Dystrophy Association , Children's National Medical Center , Leonardtown , Colleen Kelleher , Fill the Boot campaign

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 01:03pm EDT

Hospitals hire to handle baby boom after blizzard

It seems people found intimate ways to keep occupied during last winter's back-to-back blizzards.

Tags: baby boom , Holy Cross Hospital , INOVA Hospital , Family Health and Birth Center , Anne Arundel Medical Center , Providence Hospital , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 08/02/2010, 10:03am EDT

28 people make history with kidney exchange

The gathering of 14 kidney donors and 14 recipients took place at Washington Hospital Center in the District.

Tags: kidney exchange , Washington Hospital Center , Children's National Medical Center , Inova Fairfax Hospital , Keith Melancon , organ donors , transplant surgery , Brenda Wolfe , Jennifer Whitford , Denise Milliken , Tracye Johnson , Barbara Norton , Brennan Haselton

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 06:08pm EDT