Tag: Maryland

New Blood Pressure Goal: 130/80

New Blood Pressure Goal: 130/80

| November 14, 2017

High blood pressure is the 2nd leading cause of preventable death in the US, only surpassed by cigarette smoking. We all know smoking is dangerous now we really need to understand the danger of high blood pressure.  The new recommendations, published Monday,  come from a team of over 20 independent scientific researchers reviewing over 900 […]

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Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation Tips for Beginners

| November 7, 2017

Feeling stressed? The little voices in your head won’t quiet down? Anxiety or irritability getting the best of you?  Meditation can help! It’s likely you’ve heard of meditation before. You may have even tried it once or twice and decided “it’s not for me” or “it’s too hard”, “I can’t sit for hours thinking about […]

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Halloween Safety: Myths vs Real Risks

Halloween Safety: Myths vs Real Risks

| October 31, 2017

Halloween Safety Myths vs Real Risks Many of us worry about Halloween safety for our kids. But the numbers tell us our focus should be less on some long-standing myths and more on real risks.  Find out which Halloween safety concerns are real and which ones are just myths.   Halloween is the holiday with the […]

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Evolve Medical Adds Health Coach

Evolve Medical Adds Health Coach

| October 27, 2017

Evolve Medical Clinics, currently the highest rated Primary Care in the area, has hired Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Leah Canale of Quintessential Health. According to Dr. Michael Freedman, founder of Evolve, adding health coaching is critical for Primary Care practices looking to truly help people make important lasting changes.   “We’ve all tried diets […]

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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

| October 10, 2017

Fall is here — along with cold and flu season. Is your immune system ready? Want to know how to boost your immune system the natural way? Leah Canale reviews the easiest ways to ramp up your immune system fast. Adopt a healthy life style Living a healthy lifestyle is the best line of defense […]

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Dietary Fats: Good vs. Bad

Dietary Fats: Good vs. Bad

| October 2, 2017

Do you worry about your waistline when eating fat? How about your cholesterol levels?  Confused about how much fat to include in your diet? For decades we have not been told the truth about dietary fats. Low-fat and non-fat foods have become the norm in America because we have been taught that eating less fat […]

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THIS WEEKEND:  The Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

THIS WEEKEND: The Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

| September 20, 2017

The 12th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : September 23-24, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and Noon-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and local […]

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How Can a Health Coach Help You?

How Can a Health Coach Help You?

| September 18, 2017

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all of the “health” trends out there? Wondering which ones are actually worth following? Along with new Superfoods, diets, and weight loss tricks, you also may have heard the term Health Coach floating around lately. But, what exactly IS a Health Coach and why are more and more people seeking […]

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Make plans to attend the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on September 23-25

Make plans to attend the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on September 23-25

| September 14, 2017

The 12th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : September 23-24, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and Noon-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and local […]

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See you at the 50th Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend!

See you at the 50th Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend!

| September 8, 2017

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 50th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 9 & 10, 2017  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Health Benefits of Vitamin D

| September 5, 2017

Avoiding the sun to protect against skin cancer and aging? Great. Except that half of the US population is low in Vitamin D. And deficiency in Vitamin D is even worse in Maryland and the north due to less light in the winter.  Is it true, almost everyone could benefit from getting more vitamin D–particularly […]

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Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

| July 21, 2017

If you’re from Maryland, chances are that you have found yourself spending a week in Ocean City. You enjoy the soothing waves of the Atlantic morning, noon and night. You remember the care free days of years past the moment you see the lights of the boardwalk. You may have even won the family putt-putt […]

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Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

| July 14, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay beach swimming guide has been released for the week of July 14th. Although no beach closures are reported, there are a number of beaches with higher than average fecal material counts. The EPA acceptable level for fecal counts is 104, which is the level necessary to cause a beach closure. The below […]

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Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

| July 14, 2017

Coffee drinkers live longer — and over 3-4 cups per day was even better. That is the conclusion of two new, very large studies published this week. They found that those who drank three or more cups a day had an 18% lower risk of death for men. Women in the study had a 8% lower […]

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Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

| July 13, 2017

Yearly Pelvic Exams:  For Some, Not Anymore Are you still getting pelvic exams every year? If you dread the indignity and discomfort of pelvic exams, there may be some good news for you. Recommendations have changed recently. Read this to find out how often you should get a PAP smear or a pelvic exam.  This […]

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Drowning: How to Save a Life

Drowning: How to Save a Life

| June 28, 2017

Drowning:  Save A Life! Would you recognize drowning if it happened right in front of you? Sadly, 50% of all children who drowned had a parent or another adult within 25 yards. And in 10% of the cases, the adult was literally watching the child drown, unaware of their child’s impending death. The common myths that […]

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Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

| June 24, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Safe Swimming Update Update for week of June 23, 2017 The following Chesapeake beaches in Annapolis and surrounding areas have tested high for fecal material but remain open this weekend. Swimmers may want to take appropriate precautions. Please see full article below for additional safety recommendations.  Data gathered from Anne Arundel County Health Department’s weekly […]

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Swimming Pool Parasites Double

Swimming Pool Parasites Double

| June 20, 2017

Have you ever gotten diarrhea that lasted for weeks? The parasite “crypto” is being found more and more in public swimming pools and water parks. In fact, outbreaks due to Crypto have doubled in just the last 2 years, according to a recently released CDC report.  What is Crypto? Crypto is short for Cryptosporidium. It is a […]

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LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

| May 26, 2017

UPDATED:  See full transcript of Vice President Pence’s speech below On May 26 the United States Naval Academy graduated 1053 midshipmen under a cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) sky that finally gave way to sun. 767 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign […]

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2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

| May 26, 2017

On May 26 the United States Naval Academy will graduate 1053 midshipmen under cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 767 will be commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, […]

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Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

| May 22, 2017

Last fall, Eastport residents Bill and Ellen Peterson found themselves increasingly frustrated with their doctor’s office. Bill had symptoms of Lyme disease wanted to see his primary care doctor. It took weeks to get an appointment and then an hour or more waiting to be seen. When he finally got to see his doctor, she was only able to […]

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Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

| May 18, 2017

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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