United Therapeutics, Former NFL Player Devon Still Partner to Launch “Braving NeuroBLASToma” Initiative

Downtown Silver Spring-based United Therapeutics today announced it has partnered with former NFL player Devon Still and his daughter Leah, a survivor of high-risk neuroblastoma, to launch the educational initiative Braving NeuroBLASToma. The initiative aims to shine a light on neuroblastoma, a rare childhood cancer affecting immature nerve cells called neuroblasts.

MCASAC Joins Nationwide “Clear the Shelters” Adoption Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center joined NBC/Telemundo’s nationwide “Clear the Shelters” adoption event today, reducing adoption fees for all animals by 50% from today (Aug. 23) through Sept. 19. In addition, the fee will be completely waived for any animal that has been at the shelter for more than 30 days.