Tag: Health

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

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 revealed through […]

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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. https://twitter.com/MayorPantelides/status/477544087357112320 Kosmo Nail Bar, located at 40 Randal Street in […]

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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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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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Lose weight with relatively little effort with Medifast

Lose weight with relatively little effort with Medifast

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every now and we offer a personal or opinion piece here, and this is one of those times. I want to share a personal success story that is still evolving, but one that I feel many might be able to replicate. Weight loss. Over the years, a sedentary lifestyle took root as I focused on raising […]

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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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