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Maryland Zika Awareness Week

Maryland Zika Awareness Week

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Zika Awareness Week Governor Larry Hogan has declared this week “Zika Awareness Week” in Maryland. The CDC recently reported that the Zika virus “is scarier than we initially thought.” Thirty US states are now considered at risk, including Maryland and Washington, DC area is ranked #16 of the 30 cities with the highest risk of Zika. Read […]

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Pollen Hits High in Maryland

Pollen Hits High in Maryland

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pollen counts are hitting a high this week here in Annapolis and around Maryland. Runny nose, sneezy and itchy eyes? Experts are predicting “a particularly robust spring allergy season.” Find out what you can do. According to the Washington Post (April 21, 2016): “Misery can be measured in many ways — waiting rooms or pollen […]

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Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benadryl, Tylenol PM, and Dramamine are among the common OTC (over-the-counter) drugs that have been show to cause brain shrinkage (atrophy) and dementia. In a study published this month in JAMA Neurology, researchers have linked memory problems and decreased brain function to a family of drugs, called anticholinergic drugs, which are some of the most common […]

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Zika: Maryland Urgent Care Update

Zika: Maryland Urgent Care Update

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Zika Virus: Maryland Urgent Care Update The Zika virus has infected hundreds of thousands of people in 60 countries and is expected to infect 3-4 million people within a year. Zika virus “is scarier than we initially thought,” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC told reporters on Monday. Of the thirty US cities at highest risk, Washington DC, […]

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Looking for a New Primary Care Doctor?

Looking for a New Primary Care Doctor?

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking for a new primary care doctor? Here is some great advice, some of which may surprise you. When you and your doctor work as a team, you get far better care. But finding a new primary care doctor can be challenging. Begin by looking for a doctor who is: Available and can see you when you […]

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SPF 800: Evolve Shines a Light on Sunscreens

SPF 800: Evolve Shines a Light on Sunscreens

| March 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

SPF 800: Evolve Shines a Light on Sunscreens Spring break is next week for Anne Arundel County schools and Evolve Medical would like to shine some light on sunscreens and SPF. Did you know that SPF 100 is only 2% better than SPF 30? Did you know that ALL sunscreens wear off after 2-3 hours? […]

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Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

| March 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland Influenza, or flu, in Maryland is at the highest severity level and is wide spread according to the Maryland Department of Health‘s weekly influenza report. In fact, the CDC reports that Maryland has 1 of the highest severity ratings for flu right now (top 8 of 50 states). The CDC also reports that over 1,600 […]

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Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis is preparing for a major winter storm which may cripple the Mid-Atlantic beginning Friday. What do you need to do to be prepared? Evolve Medical Clinics has provided a short summary and check list of what you need to stay safe, warm and survive what may be a record setting blizzard for our area.  To safe during […]

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Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King‘s birthday on January 15 is an excellent time to reflect on anger and how it may impact your health. Dr. King said, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. King, one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history, recognized that to […]

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Holiday Leftovers: Safe to Eat?

Holiday Leftovers: Safe to Eat?

| December 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Holiday leftovers: how long are they safe to eat? One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. Most of them will recover without any lasting effects from their illness but rarely there are serious consequences. How many days after Christmas can you still eat turkey or ham? Desserts? Read Evolve Medical’s quick tips for […]

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12 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

12 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

| December 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Evolve Medical would like to share these 12 quick tips, adapted from the CDC, to stay healthy this holiday season. No one wants to be sick for the holidays but follow these simple tips to stay well.  Wash hands often. Like really often. When you wash, make sure you use soap and running water for at […]

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Eat it or Chuck it: Thanksgiving Leftovers

Eat it or Chuck it: Thanksgiving Leftovers

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Eat it or chuck it–that is the question for your Thanksgiving Day leftovers. How many days after Thanksgiving can you still eat turkey or ham? Casseroles? Read Evolve Medical’s tips for food safety. Two Critical Factors The first major question is how long the food sat out. Food safety experts all agree that there are […]

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Better Healthcare for Less Money

Better Healthcare for Less Money

| November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Health Insurance Rates Up 26% What is Your Plan? “My own Bronze Plan premiums will go from $734 to $939/mo January 1. That’s an increase of 28 percent and preserves the, ahem, privilege of the Bronze’s $11,000 deductible. Merry Christmas!” — US News & World Report, Nov 5, 2015 Open enrollment is here and everyone […]

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Direct Primary Care: Employers lower healthcare costs

Direct Primary Care: Employers lower healthcare costs

| November 4, 2015 | 3 Comments

Direct Primary Care Employers Lower Healthcare Cost Direct primary care is helping business leaders find solutions for their health benefits that address both clinical and financial aspects of benefit design which are inherently conjoined, rendering it impossible to make real progress in healthcare without keeping both in mind. Some employers and brokers remain unaware of […]

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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Halloween is almost here! The holiday with the 4th highest number of ER visits & double the number of fatal pedestrian accidents. It’s not surprising given excited kids wearing bulky, sometimes flammable costumes with limited vision and mobility hopped up on sugar. What are the real risks and what can we do? So what are the biggest […]

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Annapolis Bugs and Their Bites: Ticks

Annapolis Bugs and Their Bites: Ticks

| September 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

As an urgent care here in Annapolis, Evolve Medical Clinics have seen all manner of bug bites. In this public service announcement,  get a quick, down-and-yucky, review of different bugs, what their bites look like and the diseases that they cause. We begin with ticks but in coming weeks, you can read about spider bites, bed […]

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Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

| September 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

In a new report published recently, the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) is warning parents and providers: talk to your children by age 9 about alcohol. “Surveys indicate that children start to think positively about alcohol between ages 9 and 13 years,” according to this new report on Binge Drinking published in Pediatrics. Over 20% […]

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Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care” was the title of a recent article by Atul Gawande, the Harvard-based physician who frequently writes for the New Yorker. In his article, he quotes a 2012 Institute of Medicine report stating that waste accounted for 30% of health-care spending ($750 billion per year), “which was more than our nation’s […]

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Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday November 23, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel presents Shushannah Walshe, Deputy Political Director for ABC News, consultant for the HBO Aaron Sorkin show, The Newsroom and co-author of the book, “Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar.”  Shushannah will share her views of the current […]

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2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration will be held on November 13, 2014, from 11:30am until 2pm. Comcast will host this event at Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD.  The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators of Volunteers […]

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Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the historic city of Annapolis one of its National Treasures. Annapolis was selected as a National Treasure because of its irreplaceable historic and cultural significance, as well as for the steps Annapolis is taking to protect its historic structures from the threat of increased flooding and severe weather events. […]

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Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voya Financial, Inc., which has rebranded from ING U.S. and is a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Judith Fedinick, a teacher at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya Unsung Heroes […]

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