June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Fast-Casual Italian Restaurant Opens on Bethesda Row

A new fast, casual and healthy Italian restaurant has a few things missing from its menu: pizza, pasta, and bread. Prima opened last Wednesday on Bethesda Row, serving free bowls to the public to sample and crowding the restaurant. It took over the corner Taylor Gourmet held. The Italian restaurant is a part of the […]

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March 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 30, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 30th, in Montgomery County: 1. Healthy Living: Montgomery County is the healthiest county in the state of Maryland, according to a new report. 2. Assignment Education: The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) meets later today, and one of the items on the agenda is the naming […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

CCM’s Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief, and this week’s show includes reports on the minimum wage increase and a new partnership to expand health services to County residents. You can watch the show, below:

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October 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Finishes Chemotherapy (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is smiling after his final chemotherapy treatment. He’s also thanking his staff and supporters. “After nearly a year and a half battle, I can’t tell you how it feels to be getting my last chemo treatment today,” said Hogan in a post on social media. “I could never have made it […]

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March 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Ranked as Healthiest in State

A new report released today ranks Montgomery County number one in Maryland when it comes to health. The 2016 County Health Rankings looks into more than 30 “Health Outcomes” that is measured in the following categories: health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment. This is the third year in a row […]

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June 25, 2015 | Lindsey Seegers

Burritos and Pizza: It’s What’s for Breakfast

June rounds out another series of Cooking Matters at the Store tours–that’s 200 Manna clients attending in-store nutrition classes in just three months! While I’ve shared some exciting updates about our bi-lingual store tours, we’ve begun an additional class format that allows us to reach even further into the marginalized area of our community. “Pop-Up […]

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March 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

doctor examining patient

Montgomery County Ranks Number One in Health

A new report released today finds that Montgomery County ranks number one in Maryland when it comes to health rankings. The 2015 County Health Rankings rely on a set of data and analysis that allows counties to see what it is that makes residents sick or healthy, and how they compare to other counties in […]

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March 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

CDC Updates Community Health Website

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released, today, the updated Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) online tool that produces public health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describes the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence […]

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May 7, 2014 | Lindsey Seegers

The Green Light to Eat Right

The phrase “Going Green” may conjure images of this:                   But I’m thinking even closer to home:             A healthy, balanced diet means each plate should be a colorful rainbow of foods. Greens are an important part of that rainbow. Greens supply […]

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