Every school day, thousands of Montgomery County students depend on
Montgomery County Public Schools for their nutrition. It's an enormous undertaking. Here's a look at the MCPS food and nutrition program by the numbers.
As a 58-year-old living with cystic fibrosis, John Sackett has overcome incredible odds. Now, the president of Shady Grove Medical Center wants to make his hospital world class. He may be the right guy to pull it off.
Whitney Ellenby's life took an unexpected turn when her son was diagnosed with autism. When conventional therapy didn't work for him, she took things into her own hands-and found a cause that changed her life.
After 30 years of planning and years of political bickering, the Purple Line is finally scheduled to break ground. The cost has ballooned and the argument for building it has morphed from relieving traffic to fostering community and economic development.
Sixteen-year-old Evan Rosenstock loved sports and had a big, easy smile. When he took his own life last year, the Churchill community was devastated. How could this have happened? And who or what was to blame?
After suffering a massive stroke at age 12, Potomac's Joanne Shin could have continued to rage over what she'd lost. Instead, she started to paint. And that's when she began to see the world differently.
Paddling the treacherous whitewater of Great Falls earns kayakers a spot in an elite, close-knit community. When the rapids took the life of Shannon Christy, local kayakers refused to leave her behind.
For a young soldier, war is a lesson in hard math: One best friend and three comrades, lost. Three limbs, gone. One marriage, ended. 130-plus surgeries, endured. But also: one family undivided, one will, unbroken.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation was 'a magical curiosity' when it was first used to study the human motor system. Now, some scientists regard it as a promising new treatment for patients who don't respond to antidepressants.
Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines when she revealed that she'd had a double mastectomy after learning she carried a BRCA gene mutation. But well before she 'came out,' a number of local women were taking their own preemptive action.
A young child's language abilities regress. Eye contact ceases. Interests become obsessions. This is what autism
often is like-a disorder that confounds parents and baffles researchers, even as diagnoses are increasing
In 2011, patients at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center began testing positive for a deadly organism. Even as it began claiming its first victims, two female scientists were on a desperate search to track it down.
Some of its practitioners freely admit: They're obsessed with this fitness program, which features an intense workout, its own vocabulary and even a Paleo diet. Some critics worry, though, that it takes things too far.