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On the front lines

Meet 13 local medical heroes who are fighting to save lives as the pandemic rages on

On the cusp of a cure?

Jeff Galvin believes his Rockville cell and gene technology company has found a breakthrough treatment for people living with HIV

‘Miracle man’

When Mike Lavorel developed a rare infection, likely from something he ate, it didn’t look like he would survive. Less than a year later, the Bethesda dad was coaching soccer again—and adjusting to challenges he never expected.

Screen time

How the pandemic is changing the way a Chevy Chase pediatrician connects with her patients

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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