Tag: Anne Arundel County Maryland

Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Ever wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay? What are the risks of contracting disease from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? Summertime is here and water-related activity is increasing — and the perfect time to review what you can get, from where and how to avoid getting any of it. How to […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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? […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Evolve Medical Clinic Wins 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year

Evolve Medical Clinic Wins 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year

| September 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Primary Care Wins 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Evolve Medical Clinics‘ Dr. Michael Freedman won the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year at the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce’s 10th Anniversary Business Hall of Fame Awards presented by Severn Savings Bank. The Entrepreneur of the Year was awarded to “the entrepreneur who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in achieving growth […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Bello Machre named new Development Director

Bello Machre named new Development Director

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre is pleased to announce that Deborah K. Daugherty has accepted the position of Chief Development Officer effective October 13, 2014. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Debbie has a lifetime of experience in the fundraising arena.  I am confident that she will help us continue to grow our philanthropy […]

Continue Reading

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 15th. The grants ranged in size from $1,000 to $63,100 for fiscal year 2015, totaled 400,000. The following organizations received Art Grant Awards: All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis                           $8,000 Annapolis Chamber Players                                       $3,000 Annapolis Film Festival                                             […]

Continue Reading

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award as a mentor at the Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference Oct. 3-5, in Washington, D.C. Although several national awards were given, Thomas was the sole recipient of the national mentor award […]

Continue Reading

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Arundel Lodge is having a special art show on Friday, Nov 14 from 6-8.  Members and friends of the Open Eye Gallery will be showing their work at ” Reflections, Celebrating the Artistic Identity of a Healing Community”. Music, food and drinks, and a workshop will be available. Admission is free. Our goal is to […]

Continue Reading

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Members of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row MAG has […]

Continue Reading