Tag: Anne Arundel

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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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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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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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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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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Fire destroys Annapolis waterfront estate ( Additional Photos)

Fire destroys Annapolis waterfront estate ( Additional Photos)

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The home of an Annapolis attorney and retired American Martial Arts champion John Critzos II was destroyed last night when lightning struck the waterfront home off Ridout Creek in the Whitehall section of Annapolis.  See original story. All photos © 2014 Glenn A. Miller Photography / Glenn Miller for Eye On Annapolis

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Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

| September 18, 2014 | 9 Comments

UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis spoke to Tom Andrews this evening and he offered his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the lawsuit in Georgia. You can read that information here.  NOTE:  Some of the dates in the original article were inaccurate and some areas needed clarification.  To make it clear, we will be striking out incorrect info […]

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Chemically assisted suicide in Glen Burnie

Chemically assisted suicide in Glen Burnie

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

FINAL UPDATE:  The deceased has been identified as Mathew Ross Eitel of Glen Burnie. The cause of death has been determined by OCME to be suicide by Hydrogen Sulfide poisoning. Hydrogen Sulfide poisoning was a result of intentional mixing of common household cleaners. (Note: an earlier version of this article identified the victim as Matthew Russell […]

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Fire severely damages Edgewater home

Fire severely damages Edgewater home

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

An early afternoon fire caused extensive damage to a home in Edgewater. Just after 1:30, Anne Arundel and Annapolis City firefighters were alerted to a dwelling fire in the 600 block of Hillmeade Road. The initial 911 caller advised that the dwelling was already 50% involved. Based on the report, Fire Alarm upgraded the call […]

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More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Fire officials are currently dealing with a mass casualty incident at Camp Letts in Edgewater. Shortly before 10am, crews were dispatched for a number of children who appeared to have been overcome by fumes from a pool on the camp’s property.  At this time, many ambulances have been dispatched and are taking […]

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Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

“There are more than 50,000 senior citizens in Anne Arundel County and that number is growing every year, requiring more services for this population,” said lead pastor Brian Hamilton. “We are pleased to present this seminar in collaboration with Right at Home.” This free educational seminar, 9 AM to Noon on Saturday July 19, will cover the […]

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Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leadership Anne Arundel has adopted a new business model that consolidates the positions of executive director and development and public relations director, while bringing back a well-respected program facilitator who is familiar to the organization. LAA’s board of directors approved the hiring of Eric Edstrom, the organization’s current executive director, as president of LAA.  In […]

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Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is proud to announce a beneficial partnership with fellow county agencies and community members to build a vegetable garden at Hilltop Elementary School in Glen Burnie.  The garden provides a wonderful opportunity for students and faculty members to integrate nutrition through gardening in elementary classrooms and […]

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4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

| June 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the span of about 30 minutes, 4 bicyclists were hit by vehicles in Anne Arundel County this afternoon in three separate accidents. The most serious of the accidents sent a man and a woman to shock-trauma after being hit in the 1800 block of Ritchie Highway. This is near Boulter’s Way south of Arnold. […]

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Neuman issues statement on election loss

Neuman issues statement on election loss

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

A statement from Laura Neuman was just released by Timb Mantagna, campaign manager. I want to thank the over 14,000 Anne Arundel Republicans who voted for me to continue leading the county. My administration has accomplished many things in just 16 months, and it was my hope to have the opportunity to serve our community. We […]

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Reilly, Vitale endorse Neuman for County Executive

Reilly, Vitale endorse Neuman for County Executive

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senator Ed Reilly announced his endorsement for Laura Neuman for County Executive, throwing his full support behind her for a full 4-year term. “Working with Laura Neuman to represent the families and businesses of Anne Arundel since she entered office, I have seen how hard she has worked to initiate programs and activities that reflect […]

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Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night, there were reports on the Anne Arundel 1st Alert Facebook page about a plane crash in Annapolis.  It seems that some people had spotted several people “bailing out” of a plane in trouble.  Well, the reports were partially correct–four people did jump out of a plane last night; but the plane was fine. […]

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