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Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

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 or […]

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Ted Feldman from Bear Hands talks Kerfuffle and 2AM

Ted Feldman from Bear Hands talks Kerfuffle and 2AM

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

DC 101’s Kerfuffle was last night and we had a chance to sit down with Bear Hands lead guitarist Ted Feldman and ask him a couple questions about the band, their recent album, and some late night stories. EOA: You’re playing Kerfuffle today with Silver Sun Pickups and Blink-182, You were just on tour with […]

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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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Food as art at Maryland Hall: RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives

Food as art at Maryland Hall: RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jan Kirsh, sculptor and prominent landscape designer based on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has announced her exhibition, “RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives.” The show will run from September 10 – October 26, 2016 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (801 Chase Street Annapolis, Md) with a public opening reception to be held from 5:30 – […]

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Matt & Kim and Ellie Goulding play Merriweather

Matt & Kim and Ellie Goulding play Merriweather

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothing starts off a week like a live concert. Matt & Kim opened up for Ellie Goulding at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, last night. The Brooklyn based duo are known for their base heavy indie dance music and hilarious stage banter, which there was plenty of last night. Interlaced within their set were dance […]

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Twenty One Pilots Sold Out Merriweather Performance

Twenty One Pilots Sold Out Merriweather Performance

| June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Merriweather Post Pavilion was stuffed to capacity last night, with dyed hair and black and red T-shirts. Twenty One Pilots was to perform and where they go a very large loyal fan base goes with them.  Some of the “Clique”, as they are called, even slept in line the night before so they could be […]

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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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Get The Scoop: The Good & Bad Sunscreens

Get The Scoop: The Good & Bad Sunscreens

2016 Sunscreen Guide Summer is here! Grab your towel and your sunscreen–but first get the inside scoop on sunscreens. Did you know that SPF 100 is only 2% better than SPF 30? Did you know that ALL sunscreens wear off after 2-3 hours? Read Evolve’s quick summary to avoid turning pasty white into nuclear red. […]

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2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On May 27 United States Naval Academy graduated 1076 midshipmen under a warm and muggy (yet thankfully rain free) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 788 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 256 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and one each as officers in the US Air Force and the US Coast Guard. There were 15 foreign national students […]

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USNA Commissioning Week: Blue Angels flight demonstration (Photos)

USNA Commissioning Week: Blue Angels flight demonstration (Photos)

| May 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

Today at 2pm, the Blue Angels took to the skies over the Severn River in Annapolis, Maryland as part of the Commissioning Week festivities at the United States Naval Academy. Michael Finn was on hand for Eye On Annapolis on the USNA grounds capturing these images! The Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Ted Carter flew in the lead […]

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Herndon Climb On Monday

Herndon Climb On Monday

| May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy’s Class of 2019’s Herndon monument climb will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon […]

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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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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Almost half of all heart attacks are silent and women are more likely to die from these kinds of heart attacks according to a new study in the journal Circulation. The study published this week found 45% of all heart attacks are silent and that silent heart attacks triple your risk of dying from heart disease. Learn the symptoms […]

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Cage The Elephant and Portugal, The Man play Merriweather

Cage The Elephant and Portugal, The Man play Merriweather

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

An unusually “cold, cold, cold” night impacted attendance at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday evening. A large number of attendees missed the opener Broncos, but were there for Portugal, The Man. Even during the the headliner, Cage The Elephant, Merriweather looked a little empty. Luckily the weather did not stop the audience from having a […]

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Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

In follow up to this week’s JAMA article linking pesticides to ALS, Evolve Medical  highlights the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of foods with the most pesticides.  Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) produces a “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” based on the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) sampling. The 2016 report is based on USDA inspection of 6,953 pieces […]

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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 patients […]

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Fleet Feet to celebrate National Running Day with All4Run on June 1

Fleet Feet to celebrate National Running Day with All4Run on June 1

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fleet Feet Sports, the local retail leader in supporting the Annapolis running community, announces today its involvement in “All4Run,” a nationwide initiative encouraging communities to take part in a special June 1 group run that will start in the parking lot of Graul’s Market in Annapolis. The event will take place on the same day […]

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announces “Off the Water” race teams and partnership with Porsche of Annapolis

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announces “Off the Water” race teams and partnership with Porsche of Annapolis

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calling all Sailors and Annapolis Community Members! You are invited to participate in the Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, a signature event of the Maryland Chapter Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia Cup first began in Annapolis 24 years ago and has since been duplicated in 46 sailing and boating communities all over the country. In […]

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For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the recent For the Love of the Library event raised more than $51,000 for enhancements at county libraries. Attendees also funded the purchase of 75 children’s educational tablets, called Playaway Launchpads, for use by library customers. County Executive Steve Schuh served as the […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join them in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 12, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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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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