Tag: Health

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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Vote for your favorite Tobacco-Free Kids T-Shirt

Vote for your favorite Tobacco-Free Kids T-Shirt

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the online voting of its Tobacco-Free Kids T-shirt Design Contest. By going to SmokingStinks.org, voters can choose their favorite design. Votes can be cast on mobile devices, tablets and PCs from March 19 through April 2. Direct Link: http://smokingstinks.org/tfk-week-poster-contest/ The winners will be […]

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Paint the town blue in the Annapolis Design District

Paint the town blue in the Annapolis Design District

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Design District is pleased to announce that they will be holding their “Paint the Town Blue for Cystic Fibrosis” fundraiser for a second year in a row.  Last year they raised close to $7,000 for the cure, with all proceeds of the night going towards the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Maryland Chapter. The event […]

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Gallery 90 Exhibit “Journeys” Highlights Local Artists

Gallery 90 Exhibit “Journeys” Highlights Local Artists

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The third in a series of four art exhibits by the Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) is now in place at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90; the art gallery at the nonprofit’s administrative building at 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, MD. This exhibit titled “Journeys” features artwork and photographs by Tom Boddorff, Kellee Wynne […]

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Suspects Bail Out Of 3rd Floor Hotel Window To Elude Police

Suspects Bail Out Of 3rd Floor Hotel Window To Elude Police

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 14, 2014 at 9:38 p.m. officers were working Operation HOPE (Heroin Overdose Prevention and Eradication) at the Extended Stay hotel on 1 Womack Dr when officers witnessed a hand-to-hand CDS transaction. Upon further investigation, officers developed information that led them to room 329. The officers went to that room and knocked on the […]

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Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge Scheduled For May 10th

Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge Scheduled For May 10th

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for the First Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge by Ignyte Fitness on May 10, 2014. This is the first time an event like this is being held in this area, and we hope to make this an annual event at Camp Letts. This unique challenge allows participants in a two hour course to test their […]

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Child Falls Into Pasadena Well

Child Falls Into Pasadena Well

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE The 10 yo female transferred by helo to Johns Hopkins w/non-life threatening injuries. Hypothermia and associated injuries. Child conscious. — Keith Swindle (@AACountyFirePIO) January 27, 2014 A 10 year old child fell into a 30′ deep well in Pasadena this afternoon.  Shortly before 4:00pm, crews were called to the 800 Block of 217th Street […]

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Senior Center Plus Coming To Pascal

Senior Center Plus Coming To Pascal

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beginning Tuesday, February 11th, the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will offer Senior Center Plus twice per week at the Pascal Senior Activity Center in Glen Burnie.  Currently the program is offered once a week at four of Anne Arundel County’s senior activity centers. Senior Center Plus is a supervised day program […]

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Business Spotlight: Medifast Weight Loss Centers

Business Spotlight: Medifast Weight Loss Centers

| January 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

New Year’s is over and if you are like many, you made a resolution to lose weight.  It’s not an easy task for sure, but with some commitment, you can safely drop a lot (or a little) of weight in time for the summer. Medifast staffs the local office with three counselors who work with […]

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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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Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Support Groups

Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Support Groups

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is offering an array of bereavement support groups and workshops this winter for those in the community who are experiencing grief.  All of the groups meet at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD. Adult Support Groups and Offerings: Widow/Widowers Drop-In Support Group for career-aged adults […]

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Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz,” workshops scheduled for January 28, February 4, and February 11 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These free workshops are presented by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. This series […]

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Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

| January 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the continuing escalation of costs and the myriad issues surrounding the delivery of health care, it seldom seems there’s a positive story about health care that is news worthy. But one local mental health facility has been recognized for delivering highly effective inpatient care while doing so in a cost-efficient manner that is having […]

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Medifast Open House Scheduled This Weekend

Medifast Open House Scheduled This Weekend

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you looking to lose a few pounds? A lot of pounds? Maybe just keep the holiday bulge in check?  Why not check out Medifast Weight Control Center in the Festival at Riva. The Medifast center is having an open house tomorrow (8am to 4pm) and Saturday (7am to 1pm)–you can stop by, check out […]

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Police Seek Help In Victoria’s Secret Melee

Police Seek Help In Victoria’s Secret Melee

| December 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

A melee broke out in the Westfield Annapolis Victoria’s Secret on Black Friday. The video was captured on YouTube. Anne Arundel County Police have just issued the following release asking for help in identifying the women in the video. On November 29, 2013, at approximately 1:05 a.m., officers responded to a residence in Arnold for […]

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Ignyte Fitness Presents Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge

Ignyte Fitness Presents Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge

| November 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for the First Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge by Ignyte Fitness on May 10, 2014. This is the first time an event like this is being held in this area, and we hope to make this an annual event at Camp Letts. This unique challenge allows participants in a two hour course to test their […]

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Gifted With Dyslexia Or ADHD

Gifted With Dyslexia Or ADHD

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Monday, October 21, at the Annapolis Library, 7:00 pm, Dr. Jane Snider will presents an informative and detailed talk on The Twice Exceptional Child; Gifted with Dyslexia, or Gifted with ADHD. Dr. Snider has more than 30 years of experience working with children and adults with Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  The participant […]

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AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just in time for the upcoming winter months, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is launching a new indoor wellness program in partnership with Westfield Annapolis. Throughout the mall, you’ll find a marked walking path and inspiration for living healthier. The trail measures more than a mile with start and finish zones just outside Macy’s. During […]

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Another Woman Robbed At Westfield Annapolis Mall

Another Woman Robbed At Westfield Annapolis Mall

| October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

On October 7, 2013, at approximately 6:06 p.m., Officer from Southern District responded to a report of a citizen robbery in the parking lot of the M & T Bank located at 178 Jennifer Road, which is adjacent to the Westfield Annapolis Mall. Upon arrival officers spoke with the female victim who reported that she […]

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This Weekend – Miles For Moms

This Weekend – Miles For Moms

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Choices Pregnancy Center, a non-profit organization located in Easton, MD, is holding its second annual 10K and 5K Run/Walk on October 5, 2013.  The event, formerly known as “Walk for Life”, will be held at Terrapin Park on Kent Island and runners or walkers of all athletic abilities are encouraged to participate.  Races will begin […]

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Local Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Book With A Different Spin

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Book With A Different Spin

| September 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Make Mine A Double….A Mastectomy That Is This book, written by local author Beth Kaufman, can help people keep a sense of humor through cancer treatment, even on the worst days. This book is a great book for newly diagnosed patients, caregivers, and survivors alike from the eyes of a 4-year survivor–and comedienne. This is […]

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