November-December 2018

For Melitta

Laurence Carter lost his wife to cervical cancer three years ago. Now he is walking 3,500 miles to raise awareness about the disease that took her life.

A New Leaf

Medical marijuana dispensaries are sprouting up all over the Bethesda area. Who’s using them—and will full legalization be next?

Family Ties

Potomac native Randi Fishman was 28 when she found out she had breast cancer. After treatment and then a recurrence, doctors advised her not to get pregnant. That’s when her sister offered to carry a baby for her.