Tag: Disease

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 […]

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A deep dive into acoustic blues with Eleanor Ellis

A deep dive into acoustic blues with Eleanor Ellis

| October 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present Eleanor Ellis and her performer guests. Eleanor Ellis is a soulful interpreter of blues traditions. She sings in a rich alto, accompanying herself with skill on the guitar. Her repertoire spans a wide range of acoustic blues styles, which […]

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Patient First offers tips on tick control

Patient First offers tips on tick control

| May 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Warmer weather and longer days mean more people are enjoying the great outdoors.  However, spring is also prime time for ticks.  These tiny, biting creatures feed on warm-blooded animals, including people, and can transmit serious illness through their bites.  Those illnesses include infections, skin rashes, and Lyme disease. Ticks usually live on tall grass and […]

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Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jonathan Shay, MD, PhD, acclaimed author of Achilles in Vietnam  will deliver the 2015 Kristensen Memorial Lecture entitled, Homer on Military Leadership, on April 15th 2015 at 8pm in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland. It is free and open to the public. Dr. Shay is a forceful and passionate advocate […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils to donate proceeds to Make-A-Wish

Cleo’s Fine Oils to donate proceeds to Make-A-Wish

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cleo’s Fine Oils & Vinegars in the Annapolis Towne Centre is partnering with Make-A-Wish to raise money to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Thursday, April 16, from 5-7 pm during their regular Ladies’ Night celebration, Cleo’s will donate 50% of the sales of oils and vinegars to Make-A-Wish. Guests will […]

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Free mental health forums at Severna Park Community Center

Free mental health forums at Severna Park Community Center

| March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two free community forums on mental health topics will be held in April at the Severna Park Community Center. The first forum, “ADHD 101,” will be held at 7 p.m. April 16. Psychologist Dr. Brian Richards and psychiatrist Dr. Janine Fuertes with Oasis: The Center for Mental Health will discuss symptoms, testing methods and treatment […]

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Pathways expands support for family members of substance abusers

Pathways expands support for family members of substance abusers

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pathways, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) alcohol and drug treatment center, has expanded its Family Wellness Workshop program to now include both one day and full weekend sessions. The expansion was made possible through a generous grant from the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation. The program offers education and therapeutic support for family […]

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease,” an early stage education program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do we prepare for the future? What resources […]

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Caregiver workshops offered by Department of Aging

Caregiver workshops offered by Department of Aging

| January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers. The January workshop, “Mapping the Final Journey” presented by Lou Lukas, MD, Hospice and Palliative Care., will be held on January 15th at the Arnold Senior Activity Center. The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by […]

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AAMC offers flu tips in wake of recent volume of flu cases

AAMC offers flu tips in wake of recent volume of flu cases

| December 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is currently experiencing a high volume of patients with influenza (flu). In order to reduce the spread of flu, we are limiting hospital visitors in the following ways: People under age 18 should not visit. People experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms should not visit. Flu Symptoms You may have the […]

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Back to school tips from Patient First

Back to school tips from Patient First

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your children are enjoying every second of summer vacation but you need to get ready to send them back to school next month.  Don’t think your list stops with pencils, backpacks and new clothes.  You also need to prepare a back to school health checklist.  Children need to be healthy and alert in order to […]

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Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

| June 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Zereana Jess-Huff, Mrs. Maryland 2014, and recent Ovarian Cancer survivor, seeks to educate others about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. “It’s time for us to think outside of the bra and expand our understanding of ALL women’s health issues.” Zereana, the current CEO of a managed behavioral health organization, has spent her year raising awareness and advancing […]

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Heart Awareness Month At Annapolis Towne Centre

Heart Awareness Month At Annapolis Towne Centre

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

February is Heart Health Awareness Month. Support a good cause and celebrate the many shades of your heart. Valentine’s Weekend, come out to Annapolis Towne Centre for the first annual Shades of Red Fun Run & Crawl in support of Heart Health Awareness. Whether you’re running solo or coupling up, get creative and wear the […]

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Living With Chronic Disease, 2 Free Workshops

Living With Chronic Disease, 2 Free Workshops

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two free workshops, “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes,” will be offered in June and July by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend. According to Pam Toomey, Living Well Coordinator at […]

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Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging Unveils Latest MRI Technology

Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging Unveils Latest MRI Technology

| September 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging (AADI), a subsidiary of Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), has added a state-of-the-art MAGNETOM Skyra 3T Open Bore MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system to boost image clarity, exam speed and patient comfort. It is the only 3T MRI machine in Anne Arundel County. “With this new technology, we are seeing things […]

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Walk To End Alzheimer’s October 20th

Walk To End Alzheimer’s October 20th

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association invites the community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Anne Arundel County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Saturday, Oct. 20 (rain or shine), at the Severn School (201 Water St.) in Severna Park. Hosted by the Greater Maryland Chapter, the annual event will raise […]

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