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Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

| December 12, 2017

The holidays are among us – a time of year that causes a lot of stress for many of us. Holiday invitations gathering on your counter, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the daunting task of braving the shopping mall crowds. All of this, in addition to your […]

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New Blood Pressure Goal: 130/80

New Blood Pressure Goal: 130/80

| November 14, 2017

High blood pressure is the 2nd leading cause of preventable death in the US, only surpassed by cigarette smoking. We all know smoking is dangerous now we really need to understand the danger of high blood pressure.  The new recommendations, published Monday,  come from a team of over 20 independent scientific researchers reviewing over 900 […]

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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

| October 10, 2017

Fall is here — along with cold and flu season. Is your immune system ready? Want to know how to boost your immune system the natural way? Leah Canale reviews the easiest ways to ramp up your immune system fast. Adopt a healthy life style Living a healthy lifestyle is the best line of defense […]

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Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

| July 14, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay beach swimming guide has been released for the week of July 14th. Although no beach closures are reported, there are a number of beaches with higher than average fecal material counts. The EPA acceptable level for fecal counts is 104, which is the level necessary to cause a beach closure. The below […]

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Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

| July 14, 2017

Coffee drinkers live longer — and over 3-4 cups per day was even better. That is the conclusion of two new, very large studies published this week. They found that those who drank three or more cups a day had an 18% lower risk of death for men. Women in the study had a 8% lower […]

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Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

| July 13, 2017

Yearly Pelvic Exams:  For Some, Not Anymore Are you still getting pelvic exams every year? If you dread the indignity and discomfort of pelvic exams, there may be some good news for you. Recommendations have changed recently. Read this to find out how often you should get a PAP smear or a pelvic exam.  This […]

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Drowning: How to Save a Life

Drowning: How to Save a Life

| June 28, 2017

Drowning:  Save A Life! Would you recognize drowning if it happened right in front of you? Sadly, 50% of all children who drowned had a parent or another adult within 25 yards. And in 10% of the cases, the adult was literally watching the child drown, unaware of their child’s impending death. The common myths that […]

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Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

| June 24, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Safe Swimming Update Update for week of June 23, 2017 The following Chesapeake beaches in Annapolis and surrounding areas have tested high for fecal material but remain open this weekend. Swimmers may want to take appropriate precautions. Please see full article below for additional safety recommendations.  Data gathered from Anne Arundel County Health Department’s weekly […]

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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 Trust to host 19th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 4th

Chesapeake Bay Trust to host 19th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 4th

| April 8, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Last year more than 400 Chesapeake Bay friends, colleagues and supporters joined us for a night to remember and helped raise $93,000 to fund the Trust’s restoration, education and […]

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August Sports: Heat Stroke & Dehydration

August Sports: Heat Stroke & Dehydration

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to NASA, last month was the hottest in recorded history. Add kids starting sports this month, and it’s a “recipe for dehydration and heat stroke,”  according to Dr. Freedman of Evolve Medical.  In fact, Anne Arundel county has already had 2 heat-related deaths this summer. What are the warning signs? What can you do to help your […]

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Toxins in Our Drinking Water: A New Report

Toxins in Our Drinking Water: A New Report

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

  More than 6 million Americans–including some areas of Anne Arundel county–are drinking water laced with unsafe levels of toxins linked with cancer and other diseases, according to a report released August 9th.  Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health found that levels of a certain class of chemicals — called polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFASs […]

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Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? An update from Evolve Medical Clinics

Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? An update from Evolve Medical Clinics

  Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? The safest areas in Anne Arundel county–and least safe areas–are something everyone should know before jumping in. Water quality & safety change daily–depending on rainfall and other factors. Stay up to date and know where & when to swim–and when to not! How to Avoid Getting Sick in the […]

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Annapolis Health: Bike and Scooter Safety

Annapolis Health: Bike and Scooter Safety

In an unfortunate accident in Cape St. Claire Friday, a 13 year old child riding a scooter was critically injured after he was struck by a pickup truck when he failed to stop and yield to traffic. The boy was taken to Johns Hopkins with critical injuries and no further information is available. In this Annapolis […]

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Hospice launches $15M fundraising campaign

Hospice launches $15M fundraising campaign

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Hospice of the Chesapeake, a nonprofit headquartered in Pasadena, MD, has announced the Caring for Life campaign, a $15million fundraising effort to secure funding for three major areas: A 14-bed Inpatient Care Center to be built at the Pasadena location starting this month and open in the fall of 2015. The state-of-the-art acute […]

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CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store will host local author and museum volunteer Don Parks to sign his four books, Chesapeake Splendor, Chesapeake Winds and Tides, Chesapeake People and his most recent release, Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, Their Memories. Chesapeake Men, […]

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Hospice celebrates 35 years, groundbreaks for new facility

Hospice celebrates 35 years, groundbreaks for new facility

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Members of the community and elected officials joined Hospice of the Chesapeake team for a 35th Anniversary celebration on Sept. 19 at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Pasadena, MD. A new clock tower sign was installed by Gable Signs at the campus entrance to reflect the renaming of the 90 Ritchie Highway location to […]

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Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

| September 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

A selection of artwork by Arundel Lodge  artists will be on display in Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90, a partnership between the nonprofit and the Maryland Federation of Art formed to create a harmonious work environment for Hospice of the Chesapeake administrative staff and visiting nurses, caregivers and volunteers who work directly with patients […]

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Happy 35th to Hospice of the Chesapeake

Happy 35th to Hospice of the Chesapeake

| September 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today that it will celebrate several significant milestones on Friday, September 19, 2014, the organization’s 35th anniversary. Over the last twelve months, Hospice of the Chesapeake has cared for more than 5,000 individuals through its many programs and services including hospice care, grief and transition support services through Chesapeake Life […]

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CBMM to present State of the Crab

CBMM to present State of the Crab

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is presenting a “State of the Crab” program on three consecutive Sundays, beginning September 14 and continuing through September 28. The program focuses on the status of the crab fishery and its past, present and future significance to different bay communities, with public participation […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake names new Board members

Hospice of the Chesapeake names new Board members

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today the appointment of seven new members to the Boards of Directors of Hospice of the Chesapeake and it’s Foundation.  Headquartered in Pasadena, the nonprofit cares for patients in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties who are living with illness and loss. Joining the Hospice of the Chesapeake […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake to host 12th Annual Golf Tournament

Hospice of the Chesapeake to host 12th Annual Golf Tournament

| August 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites all area golfers to join them for the nonprofit’s 12th annual golf tournament fundraiser. The event will be held on, Oct. 2, 2014, at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown, MD. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to support programs and services offered by Hospice of the Chesapeake in […]

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