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More than 200 victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are healing from injuries sustained in the blast. Several of those victims are working to re-build their lives with the loss of a limb.
Imagine showing up for work each day with this task: Trying to save the life of a hero. The chief of surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center talks with WTOP about the daunting duty.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a rabies death in Maryland was caused by an organ transplant.
On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Staff Sgt. James Sides throws a mat on the white tile floor and plops down. He's about 20 minutes late to yoga, but his classmates don't seem to care. To his right, Cpl. Nathan Jakubison reaches his hands toward his left foot, making sure to avoid the metal pins sticking out of his shin. To his left, Sgt. Mike Nicholson, 23, has no legs to stretch over, but rather focuses on extending his spine.
Increased security measures at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center along Rockville Pike could significantly impact traffic Tuesday afternoon.
President Barack Obama met with president met with 10 wounded troops during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Thursday.
A group of young adults, motivated by their desire to give back to America's veterans, is starting an effort that's bound by their shared passion for books.
The Department of Defense says Montgomery County has been awarded $40 million in grants for transportation projects at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda.
At a monthly breakfast meeting, the D.C. Council discussed potential lessors for the St. Elizabeth's campus in Southeast, the partially abandoned currently home of the city's main public psychiatric facility, and the site of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center, which the military vacated last August.