Tag: Health

12 Tips to Stay Healthy through the Holidays

12 Tips to Stay Healthy through the Holidays

| November 28, 2016

Want to stay healthy through the holiday season? Here are 12 quick tips that can really make a difference!  Wash your hands Wash your hands often. When you wash, make sure you use soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Keep hand sanitizers nearby–in the car, in your purse or back pack. After every exchange […]

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Halloween Safety: Myth vs Real Concerns

Halloween Safety: Myth vs Real Concerns

| October 31, 2016

Halloween Safety Myth vs. Real Concerns To avoid an urgent care or ER visit this Halloween, find out what Halloween safety issues are actually myths and which real health concerns devastate families each year.   Halloween is the holiday with the 4th highest number of ER visits and kids of all ages at risk. Kids ages 10-14 are particularly at risk […]

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Eat from your Toilet Bowl & other Surprising Germ Facts

Eat from your Toilet Bowl & other Surprising Germ Facts

| October 27, 2016

  “Where did I get this infection from?” The answer is unfortunately may be kind of awful. Our houses are filled with bacteria from our feces. The most common–and unimaginable items–like your wash cloth, cutting board and linens. In fact, 50 to 80 percent of foodborne illnesses are contracted in the home, not in restaurants. Cutting […]

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50 Million Dead or 10 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

50 Million Dead or 10 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

| October 19, 2016

The last big flu epidemic killed 50 million people globally in 1 year, between 1918-1919.  Experts believe we are way overdue. The flu vaccine has prevented millions of flu cases and tens of thousands of hospitalizations.  If that isn’t enough to convince you to be protected, here are 10 more reasons why you should get vaccinated. You Can Spread […]

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4th Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair this weekend

4th Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair this weekend

| February 16, 2016 | 2 Comments

The 4th Annual Alchemy Healing Arts HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR presented by Maryland University of Integrative Health to take place Saturday, February 20th at Loews Annapolis Hotel.  Once again this year, more than 40 holistic health practitioners will gather at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, Saturday, February 20th from 10AM – 3PM to share information about living […]

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Back to healthy

Back to healthy

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] It’s that time of year again when the kids are heading back to school and the daily routines are back in action. Whole Health Designs  is introducing more healthy habits and targeting healthy kid lunch ideas for back-to-school this fall along with an easy way to help adults get back into the routine […]

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Whole Health Designs partners with Chic Communications

Whole Health Designs partners with Chic Communications

| June 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chic Communications has announced  their newest lifestyle client, Whole Health Designs . Founded in 2010, Whole Health Designs is a clean eating lifestyle company, which offers health coaching, detox programs and juice cleanses. Whole Heath Designs Founder, Lisa Consiglio Ryan, is a certified Integrative Nutritional Health Coach and has positioned herself as the “go-to-health-guru” in the […]

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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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Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Good food that is good for you…sounds simple, right? But where do you begin? Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars in the Annapolis Towne Centre is celebrating March National Nutrition Month by sharing healthy recipes and educating consumers on the physical benefits of olive oil rich diet. “The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends using olive oil […]

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AACC Turkey Trot

AACC Turkey Trot

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Race to win a turkey or pie for Thanksgiving in Anne Arundel Community College’s 26th Annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive on Wednesday, Nov. 26, beginning at noon, at Siegert Field on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Participants can compete in either a 5K race or a one-mile jaunt. Registration fees through Nov. 20 […]

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Hunting To Help on October 25th

Hunting To Help on October 25th

| October 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The third annual Hunting to Help scavenger hunt has been scheduled for Saturday, October 25 from 2 pm until 6 pm. This year’s event starts and ends on West Street at Rams Head Tavern. The scavenger hunt will take participants through downtown Annapolis in search of historic buildings and other markers that are […]

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AAMC to go tobacco-free

AAMC to go tobacco-free

| June 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is leading Maryland hospitals by reinforcing its commitment to wellness and the fight against tobacco usage with an expanded tobacco policy. Effective July 1, 2014, the revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes One year later, starting July 1, 2015, Anne Arundel Medical Center will take […]

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Pathways receives substance abuse award

Pathways receives substance abuse award

| June 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pathways, an affiliate of Anne Arundel Medical Center, earned national recognition for delivering highly effective, cost-effective inpatient substance abuse care. The Platinum award designation by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral Health, bases its honor on clinical data such as such as readmission rates and the average length of inpatient stays collected throughout the year.  […]

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Kosmo Nail Bar holds official grand opening

Kosmo Nail Bar holds official grand opening

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and Ward One Alderman Joe Budge were pleased to welcome Kosmo Nail Bar to Annapolis at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week. Small and Minority Business Enterprise Coordinator Consuella Caudill and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership Coordinator Lisa Craig were also at today’s event. @kosmonailbar opening ribbon cutting ceremony went great this morning– #Annapolis […]

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Breast Cancer awareness at Greenstreet Gardens

Breast Cancer awareness at Greenstreet Gardens

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This just in from our friends at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian. Breast Cancer awareness and the opportunity to meet a member of “fashion royalty.” Join us for a day on Sunday, June 8th in our efforts to support breast cancer awareness through crafts, activities, giveaways, donation opportunities with The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer […]

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Run for a reason this weekend

Run for a reason this weekend

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grab your cape and cue your superhero anthem! We know everyone wishes that they could be some sort of Superhero. Well, now you can! Join with friends on June 7th at Quiet Waters Park for the fifth annual “Be a Superhero ~ Run for a Reason” Run/Walk/Wheel and be a superhero for children and adults with intellectual […]

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Edgewater Acupuncture opens 2nd location

Edgewater Acupuncture opens 2nd location

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edgewater Acupuncture opens second location in Columbia, MD on June 3, 2014 with treatments offered on a sliding scale of $15 – $35 with a one time new patient paperwork fee of $10. “Our Anne Arundel County patients have been pleased with the quality and price of our acupuncture services.  We are very excited about bringing […]

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Infant OK after parents pass out in McDonald’s parking lot

Infant OK after parents pass out in McDonald’s parking lot

| June 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

On May 31, 2014 at approximately 5:20 p.m. officers responded to the parking lot of McDonalds, located at 2130 Generals Highway Annapolis, MD to check the well-being of two people who appeared to be asleep inside of a vehicle. A concerned citizen made the call after they noticed the adults were unresponsive. Upon arrival, the […]

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Fleet Feet launches Zoomerangs Kids Training Program

Fleet Feet launches Zoomerangs Kids Training Program

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, almost 70% of Americans are overweight, and a third of our nations’ children and adolescents are overweight or obese. At Fleet Feet Sports, we believe change starts with our children, and in our city – the movement has just begun. The newly launched Zoomerangs Kids Training Program kicked off with a “bang” on Sunday, […]

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Toddler drowns while attending Glen Burnie birthday party

Toddler drowns while attending Glen Burnie birthday party

| May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

On May 3, 2014 at approximately 5:41 p.m., officers responded for a report of a drowning in the 1100 block of Marley Creek Dr., Glen Burnie, MD. Upon arrival, officers located a four-year old boy who was not breathing. Adults were actively administering CPR. Paramedics arrived and transported the child to BWMC for treatment. The […]

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Patient First offers allergy tips

Patient First offers allergy tips

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring is here and so is spring allergy season.  You can expect a “pollen explosion” this month, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.  Allergists predict “a robust pollen season” so people need to have a treatment plan ready. Tree pollen is the biggest cause of spring allergies.  Combine tree pollen with the […]

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Virginia man shot while kayaking in Pasadena waters

Virginia man shot while kayaking in Pasadena waters

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Virginia man is in shock-trauma this afternoon recovering from a gunshot wound received while kayaking in Bodkin Creek last night in Pasadena. Police and EMS were called to the scene this morning just before 11am for an unusual incident.  The unidentified man says he recalls seeing a red laser dot on his stomach while […]

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