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The detective

A Rockville doctor on food allergies, surprising diagnoses and why some people shouldn’t get a dog

A lasting gift

When a Silver Spring dad was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia, his teenage son was his best hope for survival

Needle work

After a career as a TV news producer, Robin Gellman shifted gears and became an acupuncturist
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One breath at a time

Lung Bioengineering in Silver Spring is treating donated lungs to give them a chance at transplant
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Camp Jojo

Less than two years after the death of Whitman student Jojo Greenberg, her mother found a special way to honor her—and help other teens affected by mental health struggles
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Keeping in stride

For Rockville’s Betty Smith, running has become a lifelong passion
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Going the distance

Bethesda’s Al DeCesaris has biked across the country and run from Maine to Florida in his quest to raise money for research into his niece’s rare disease
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Staying centered

How a former college football player discovered the power of hot yoga and opened a studio in Bethesda
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Heart to Heart

Five years ago, Karin Bertozzi underwent a 12-hour open-heart surgery. Now she visits other cardiac patients to help them see that they can get their lives back too.
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Turf War

Artificial turf is replacing natural grass at many schools and parks in Montgomery County. But is it safe?
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Mr. Fix-It

A local orthodontist talks about getting braces, the “Do Not Eat” list, and how technology is changing his job
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One Step at a Time

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis two years ago, the owner of a Kentlands ballet studio won't let the disease rule her life

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