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Released: 17-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Are D.C. Residents at Risk for Zika Virus?
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

As the days get warmer and we once again begin shooing away mosquitoes, how concerned should D.C. residents be about Zika? While a local outbreak is not likely anytime soon, that doesn’t mean our community should ignore this serious infection. Let’s look at what we know, what we don’t, and how you can protect yourself, your partner and, potentially, your unborn child.

Released: 8-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EST
Cutting-Edge ACL Repair Puts Patients Back on Top Quickly
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Kaniya Brown of Accokeek, Maryland, has returned to running after a devastating knee injury. The track star tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while playing soccer. ACL tears are common sports injuries that often require surgery, followed by months of rehabilitation. Instead, Kaniya underwent an innovative procedure that repairs the ACL, allowing for quicker recovery and less pain.

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