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Lynda Hiponia, a physical therapist with Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, helps fire survivor Memar Ayalew regain strength and mobility in his leg.

Memar Ayalew, a doctoral student from Ethiopia, was visiting his family on Aug. 10, 2016, when a devastating explosion ripped through the Flower Branch Apartment complex in Silver Spring, Md. Memar suffered extensive injuries and was knocked unconscious for 15 hours.

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center and Adventist HealthCare
Washington Adventist Hospital each received two awards from the American Heart
Association and American Stroke Association for life-saving, high-quality stroke care.
This comes during National Stroke Month, when we raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke, which affects 800,000 Americans a year.
 

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and recent research suggests that going to a hospital rated highly for heart care matters. By delivering such high-quality care to the Washington, D.C. region, Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital has received two national recognitions for its heart program.