Tag: Anne Arundel County

Swimming Pool Parasites Double

Swimming Pool Parasites Double

| June 20, 2017

Have you ever gotten diarrhea that lasted for weeks? The parasite “crypto” is being found more and more in public swimming pools and water parks. In fact, outbreaks due to Crypto have doubled in just the last 2 years, according to a recently released CDC report.  What is Crypto? Crypto is short for Cryptosporidium. It is a […]

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Chesapeake Bay: Safe to Swim?

Chesapeake Bay: Safe to Swim?

| June 9, 2017

Evolve Update: Chesapeake Bay 2017 – Is it safe to swim? Thinking about swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? Find out how to keep you and your kids safe and healthy this summer.   Evolve Medical’s latest CBF swimming update will help you know where, when and what to avoid. Avoid Getting Sick in the Chesapeake with […]

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Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

| May 22, 2017

Last fall, Eastport residents Bill and Ellen Peterson found themselves increasingly frustrated with their doctor’s office. Bill had symptoms of Lyme disease wanted to see his primary care doctor. It took weeks to get an appointment and then an hour or more waiting to be seen. When he finally got to see his doctor, she was only able to […]

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Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

| May 18, 2017

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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All you need to know for 2017 Commissioning Week at the USNA; Herndon, Blue Angels, VP Pence

All you need to know for 2017 Commissioning Week at the USNA; Herndon, Blue Angels, VP Pence

| May 1, 2017

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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Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

| April 21, 2017

  Ticks which carry Lyme here in Maryland are back–and we may be in for the worst tick and Lyme season in history. Due to the unusually warm, wet winter we experienced, some tick experts are predicting we are on the verge of a new public health emergency from Lyme disease.  A recent PBS article explains that “all these little […]

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FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

| April 3, 2017

The FDA has initiated a recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is because some of the devices have not worked when needed. Given that the pen device is used to counteract potentially fatal allergic reactions,  Evolve Medical is […]

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Flu Rate Spikes to Severe, Again!

Flu Rate Spikes to Severe, Again!

| March 17, 2017

Flu has spiked to high levels, again, according to today’s report from DHMH flu tracker.  After a decreasing rate the week prior, flu is back up to “High Intensity Levels” and “Widespread Geographic Activity”, according to the Friday March 17th report from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Find out what you can do to prevent getting–or […]

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Flu Risk High in Maryland

Flu Risk High in Maryland

| March 3, 2017

The flu rate continues to climb for the 3rd week in Maryland, reaching one of the highest rates in years.  On Friday March 3rd, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) FluWatch reported flu rate intensity at the highest level and widespread. Health officials encourage those still unvaccinated to get vaccinated immediately.    Nationwide, the […]

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Early Spring Health Problems

Early Spring Health Problems

| March 2, 2017

Spring in Annapolis is early this year! According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), spring is up to three weeks ahead of schedule in the Washington, DC region–and that can have significant impact on our health. What can we expect? Longer and worse allergy season, more Lyme, Zika and other tick and mosquito related illnesses.  For […]

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Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

| February 24, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

| February 23, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, running through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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Annapolis Home & Garden Expo opens on Saturday

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo opens on Saturday

| February 22, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

| February 20, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, beginning today through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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Save some time next Saturday for the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

Save some time next Saturday for the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

| February 19, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

| February 17, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

| February 17, 2017

Flu rates are spiking here in Maryland reaching one of the highest rates in years. Maryland rates flu intensity at the highest level and widespread. In the US, at least 20 children have died this year from the flu. Health officials encourage those still unvaccinated to get vaccinated immediately.    Nationwide, the flu virus continues to spread in 43 […]

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Got Back Pain? Docs Say Think Alternative

Got Back Pain? Docs Say Think Alternative

| February 16, 2017

Got back pain? New recommendations suggest ditching the pills and considering alternative therapy instead, such as yoga, massage, acupuncture, heat, physical therapy or spinal manipulation.   The American College of Physicians (ACP), which published the new guidelines, points out that “in the majority of cases, low back pain will improve on it’s own over four weeks.” […]

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Foodies rejoice!  Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

Foodies rejoice! Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

| February 15, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 20-26, 2017. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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Flu on the Rise in Maryland

Flu on the Rise in Maryland

| February 4, 2017

Flu is on the rise across the US and here in Maryland. Did you know that between 3,000 to 49,000 people die every year from the flu? Get some fast facts today! Here are some more fast facts:  200,000 people are hospitalized every year due to flu 5-20% of the population gets the flu each […]

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Stomach Bug Sweeps Maryland

Stomach Bug Sweeps Maryland

| January 27, 2017

Norovirus (better known as “the stomach bug”) has been sweeping through Maryland. Countless cases of severe vomiting and diarrhea have taken down entire families, schools and businesses. In fact, several Maryland schools have had to close as a result of this extremely contagious illness. Find out what “stomach flu” is and how to avoid becoming a victim. Quick […]

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Women Need More Sleep

Women Need More Sleep

| January 7, 2017

Sleep is as important for good health as diet and exercise. Yet more than 2 out of 3 women regularly do not get enough sleep. Not sleeping enough can make you more likely to catch a cold, stay sick longer and gain weight. Lack of sleep also increases your risk of getting diabetes and heart disease, suffering […]

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