Tag: Davidsonville

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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Rabies Found in Anne Arundel Cat

Rabies Found in Anne Arundel Cat

A cat in Anne Arundel tested positive for rabies last week. The cat, a grey and black tiger striped domestic shorthair tabby was near Hamlen Road in Glen Burnie and the AA Dept. of Health is looking for anyone who may have had contact with it. Get the basic facts about this preventable disease but once symptoms […]

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8 Health Benefits of Friends

8 Health Benefits of Friends

We all need somebody to lean on, as the song goes, turns out to be very true. Science is discovering that friendship is a great for your health!   According to a recent Harvard publication, friendships affect health “in ways every bit as powerful as adequate sleep, a good diet, and not smoking. Dozens of studies […]

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Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

| June 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

  Women take note: It’s graduation time from pelvic exams. The US Preventitve Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there is not enough evidence to recommend routine pelvic exams. In 2014, the American College of Physicians (ACP) also found that routine pelvic exams were of no benefit to women without symptoms. Find out if and when you need a pelvic […]

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Maryland’s Tick Problem: Prevent Lyme

Maryland’s Tick Problem: Prevent Lyme

| June 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

School is out and everyone is excited about summer–especially Maryland ticks. In and around Annapolis, the increase in outdoor activities in parks, woods and particularly our own gardens and yard, means ticks and Lyme disease. Get the inside scoop on Maryland’s tick problem and what you can do to keep you and your family tick and […]

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Dehydration: Spot It Early

Dehydration: Spot It Early

Dehydration in the summer is common and can be life-threatening. As summer activities ramp up around Annapolis, so does dehydration. Dr. Freedman of Evolve Medical reports they have already begun seeing people who have passed out due to dehydration. What are the warning signs? What can you do to help your family? Take a moment […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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. […]

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How to Choose an Urgent Care

How to Choose an Urgent Care

You are sick and your doctor can’t fit you in: How do you choose an urgent care?  In a recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, most people reported going to urgent care because they believe it is more convenient and takes less […]

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Davidsonville man arrested and charged with assault after road rage incident with bicyclist

Davidsonville man arrested and charged with assault after road rage incident with bicyclist

| August 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

On August 22, 2015, at approximately 10:58 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to St. George Barber Road and Governors Bridge Road, in Davidsonville, for a reported accident involving a bicycle and vehicle. Prior to the officers arrival, a witness advised after the collision, the operator of a tan SUV assaulted the victim that […]

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Crofton Village Garden Club flower show

Crofton Village Garden Club flower show

| April 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Crofton Village Garden Club will present a flower show “School Life 1950″ on Saturday, May 16, from 1 to 4 pm, at the Crofton Community Library, 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton, Maryland 21114. Admission is free and the show is open to the public. Everyone is welcome! The displays will feature floral designs, horticultural specimens, […]

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Tassels and Tails this weekend to benefit the SPCA

Tassels and Tails this weekend to benefit the SPCA

| April 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Homestead Gardens’ first annual Tassels and Tails (rumored to become THE social  event of the year), is the ultimate pet fashion show. It features the latest styles for canine and their humans, modeled by our area’s noted trendsetters. Presented by our friends at Annapolis Hyundai, the fashion show takes place on the runway at Homestead Gardens, […]

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CYSO to hold fundraiser at Killarney House on February 18th

CYSO to hold fundraiser at Killarney House on February 18th

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Come to the Killarney House restaurant, in Davidsonville, MD, Wednesday night Feb. 18 to help raise money for the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. The restaurant will give $10 to CYSO from each meal served between 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CYSO musicians Alix Gilbert, Anna Sappington, Anne Marie Nolan, Catherine Bond and Egan O’Brien . will […]

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Light House receives $15K grant from Bank of America

Light House receives $15K grant from Bank of America

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Light House today announced it has received a grant of $15,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its efforts in breaking the cycle of homelessness in the Anne Arundel County. The investment will assist The Light House in serving both the immediate and long-term needs of those in our community who […]

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Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: From The Capital, the two drivers have been identified and police believe that alcohol may have been a contributing factor. Nicholas Anthony Cassidy, 22, of Wayson Way in Davidsonville, was driving the Audi. Marie Elaine Higgs, 60 of Edgewater, was driving the Toyota, Justin Mulcahy, a police spokesman said.  Police believe that alcohol use […]

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Police investigating murder in Laurel

Police investigating murder in Laurel

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 at approximately 10:19 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 200 block of Red Clay Road, Laurel, Maryland for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers were directed to an apartment where an adult male was found suffering from gunshot wounds. The male was […]

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Lights of Kindness

Lights of Kindness

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County will present the “Lights of Kindness” event in support of charities both locally and through the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation supports local programs such as the Bountiful Backpacks and the Dictionary Project, as well as international clean water initiatives, the Malawi Water Project, educational […]

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County school bus stolen

County school bus stolen

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] UPDATE: 12:30pm.  Police advising that they have made 2 arrests in the theft of the school bus. NO further information at this time. Anne Arundel County Police have located a stolen school bus in the area of Governor’s Bridge Road and Strawberry Run in Davidsonville but suspects are still on the loose, but […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Fall Fest through October

Homestead Gardens’ Fall Fest through October

| September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] I wanted to go pumpkin picking in a real live pumpkin picking patch. Thankfully, the solution is just up the road in Davidsonville. Homestead Gardens. On Sunday, we headed over to Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville to check out the Fall Festival. In a word–wow!  Each year they up the ante and add more […]

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