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What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

Public pools are opening in 1 week but swimmers beware! The headlines have blared: “CDC RELEASES ANNUAL POOP IN THE POOL REPORT AND IT’S GROSS: 80 PERCENT INSPECTED HAD A VIOLATION” (this one from Newsweek). Read more to find out what you need to know about your pool. The CDC published a report this week […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Almost half of all heart attacks are silent and women are more likely to die from these kinds of heart attacks according to a new study in the journal Circulation. The study published this week found 45% of all heart attacks are silent and that silent heart attacks triple your risk of dying from heart disease. Learn the symptoms […]

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Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

In follow up to this week’s JAMA article linking pesticides to ALS, Evolve Medical  highlights the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of foods with the most pesticides.  Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) produces a “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” based on the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) sampling. The 2016 report is based on USDA inspection of 6,953 pieces […]

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Pesticides Tied to Increase Risk of ALS

Pesticides Tied to Increase Risk of ALS

In a new report published in JAMA, pesticides have been linked to ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). ALS, many readers will recall,  is the fatal neurological disease which spawned the “Ice Bucket Challenge” Facebook event a few years back. “We are identifying these toxic, persistent, environmental pollutants in higher amounts in ALS patients […]

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Fleet Feet to celebrate National Running Day with All4Run on June 1

Fleet Feet to celebrate National Running Day with All4Run on June 1

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fleet Feet Sports, the local retail leader in supporting the Annapolis running community, announces today its involvement in “All4Run,” a nationwide initiative encouraging communities to take part in a special June 1 group run that will start in the parking lot of Graul’s Market in Annapolis. The event will take place on the same day […]

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announces “Off the Water” race teams and partnership with Porsche of Annapolis

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announces “Off the Water” race teams and partnership with Porsche of Annapolis

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calling all Sailors and Annapolis Community Members! You are invited to participate in the Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, a signature event of the Maryland Chapter Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia Cup first began in Annapolis 24 years ago and has since been duplicated in 46 sailing and boating communities all over the country. In […]

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Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical mistakes are the 3rd leading cause of death in the US killing between 250,000 to 440,000 people per year, placing it only behind heart disease and all cancers as a cause of death. According to this latest study of hospital errors published this week in BMJ by Johns Hopkins Surgeon Dr. Martin Makary 251,454 deaths occur each […]

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The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

| April 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will mount a major exhibition on the art of Trumpy Yachts in its Chaney and Martino Galleries, May 12 through July 15.  A Single Goal:  The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building will trace the design and construction of these distinctive wooden yachts from 1909 through 1973, when the […]

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Drowning in Waugh Chapel

Drowning in Waugh Chapel

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shortly after 7pm last night the Anne Arundel County Fire Department was dispatched to 2404 Brandermill Road for a drowning. Fire department dive teams recovered the body of a male from a pond located between the Village of Waugh Chapel and the Waugh Chapel Towne Center. No further information is available, however, Anne Arundel County […]

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Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two sets of brothers were arrested in two separate incidents in the County. Annapolis On April 27, 2016 at 5:16 p.m., officers stopped to check a vehicle on the shoulder of Route 665 near Route 50. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. […]

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Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wild horses of Maryland’s and Virginia’s Assateague Island National Seashore were previewed today as the third of 16 Forever Stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. A photograph by Tim Fitzharris of Fayetteville, AR, was used to create the image. Assateague Island National Seashore, MD […]

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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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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Sevin 7 Studios– a new look and new name for Glow Salon

Sevin 7 Studios– a new look and new name for Glow Salon

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

You may have noticed some dust around Glow Salon & Day Spa lately. There is change afoot and it’s a good thing and while much will be changing on the surface, everything you love about Glow will remain the same! On April 18th Glow changed names to “Sevin 7 Studios” which has become a large part […]

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First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sunday May 1st is your chance to kick off spring celebrations in Annapolis Maryland. The City will be celebrating May Day and it is the first day of the areas premier art festival, First Sunday Arts. This is your chance to work on your photography skills and photograph the many May Day flower baskets. They […]

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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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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show has awesome lineup of boats and (new this year) events

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show has awesome lineup of boats and (new this year) events

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sailboats are gathering in downtown Annapolis and adding to the excitement of the fifth annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 22-24, 2016, is a festival-like atmosphere in Susan Campbell Park, with spectacular water views and seating for patrons to relax, listen to live music, win valuable prizes, watch a regatta, and enjoy free food and drink […]

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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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Anne Arundel small businesses win awards from Small Business Administration

Anne Arundel small businesses win awards from Small Business Administration

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland district winners of the 2016 U.S. Small Business Week Awards Program were announced  by Stephen D. Umberger, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office. District winners will be honored at the 32nd Annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards Luncheon June 15th at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Md.  This year’s […]

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Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

| April 18, 2016 | 4 Comments

After 31 shots rang out early on Sunday morning, residents of Eastport were alarmed and looking for answers.  The City and the Annapolis Police Department hastily called a meeting which was held at the Eastport Community Center which is located two blocks from the incident on Sunday. Alderman Ross Arnett and Police Chief Michael Pristoop […]

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Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Arts Alliance is proud to partner with the Annapolis Maritime Museum for its 5th annual juried exhibit of local art. This year’s theme is “Maryland—Great People, Places, and Things,” inspiring the artists to take a unique approach to this year’s show through a variety of media including painting, photography, and much more. Maryland—Great […]

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