Tag: Medicine

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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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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Change your behavior, change your life

Change your behavior, change your life

| August 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Monday August 31 at 6:30pm, Changing Focus, Inc. will have an open house to introduce “Change your behavior, Change your life”. Located in Crofton MD at the Fellowship Hall of the Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church 1657 Crofton Pkwy Crofton MD 21114 Carrie Hansen, LCSW-C, MSW, a licensed professional counselor will present this twelve […]

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Maryland Brain, Spine  and Pain  introduces a new era of ‘peace of mind and relief of pain’ for patients

Maryland Brain, Spine and Pain introduces a new era of ‘peace of mind and relief of pain’ for patients

| August 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Brain & Spine has adopted a new name – Maryland Brain, Spine and Pain (MBSP) – and, along with it, more service offerings, updated treatment techniques, and additional state-of-the art online resources for patients. MBSP is the region’s leading authority for pain management and minimally invasive surgical treatment of brain and spine conditions. “Adding the word ‘pain’ may not […]

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Evolve Medical Clinic opens off Forest Drive

Evolve Medical Clinic opens off Forest Drive

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Evolve Medical Clinics opened its first primary and urgent care center July 16, 2014, offering its members virtual visits and dramatic operational changes that are set to revolutionize primary and urgent care. Some estimates state that as many as 70% of all primary and urgent care visits can be conducted virtually. “Imagine not having to […]

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Hospice seeks volunteers

Hospice seeks volunteers

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake has numerous volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Volunteers play a vital role on the hospice team by visiting patients, supporting caregivers, serving as counselors at grief retreats, organizing fundraisers or assisting in our offices or helping at our resale shop.  Become a hospice volunteer if you […]

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AACC testing center receives national certification

AACC testing center receives national certification

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Testing and Assessment Services at Anne Arundel Community College has received national certification for its compliance with professional standards in delivering quality testing programs. The certification assures test-takers that tests are administered in a manner consistent with national standards. The National College Testing Association awarded Test Center Certification to AACC’s Testing and Assessment Services […]

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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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Teens Raise $1000 For Hospice

Teens Raise $1000 For Hospice

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 25 teens from Broadneck High School and Magothy River Middle School, members of the Friends Foundation Too, held a Corn Hole Tournament raising $1,000 for Hospice of the Chesapeake, whose mission is to assist patients and their families living with advanced illness.  It was the first of its kind for the organization, a […]

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Watermark Schools Captains On Skincare

Watermark Schools Captains On Skincare

| July 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

“How many people here have had their nose cut off?” asked Captain Dean Scarborough. And that’s how company meetings kick off when you work on the water and in the sun like the Captains at Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark®. The featured topic at Watermark’s July Captain’s Meeting was “Sun Sense” presented by Annapolis […]

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Hospice Gala Raises Over $350K

Hospice Gala Raises Over $350K

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s 2013 Gala attended by close to 500 local supporters and raised more than $350,000 to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in both Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties. The annual event, themed “Body, Mind, Spirit” was held March 16 at the BWI Hilton Hotel […]

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Forms New Partnership With Annapolis Housing Authority

Anne Arundel Medical Center Forms New Partnership With Annapolis Housing Authority

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown announced last week the designation of the State’s first Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ). Included is the Annapolis Community Health Partnership, which consists of Anne Arundel Medical Center, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis, the City of Annapolis, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and the Anne Arundel County […]

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It’s Not Voodoo, It’s Holistic

It’s Not Voodoo, It’s Holistic

| December 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

  Let’s play word association:  I say “holistic” and you say. . .  “Huh?”  Yeah, I get that a lot. When I tell someone that I’m a holistic practitioner they tend to think more witch doctor than health professional. But, contrary to popular belief, I’m neither a nut, nor a charlatan. Holistic health practitioners are […]

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UPDATE: Shipley’s Choice Stabbing

UPDATE: Shipley’s Choice Stabbing

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 12:34pm 7/31/2012:  From the Anne Arundel County Police Department: On July 31, 2012, at approximately 11:15 a.m. officers from the Northern District took the suspect into custody in the area of the Glen Burnie Mall located in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie after receiving a call from a citizen. The […]

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Righttime Medical Care Redesigns Annapolis Office

Righttime Medical Care Redesigns Annapolis Office

| May 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Righttime Medical Care has opened its newly expanded Annapolis Care Center at 2114 General’s Highway. Located across from Westfield Annapolis Mall, the Care Center has been extensively renovated to double its original size. The redesign allows providers a more efficient space to care for patients with resources that include an orthopedic room with a mini […]

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AAMC Breaks Ground On Hackerman-Patz House

AAMC Breaks Ground On Hackerman-Patz House

| April 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has broken ground on construction of the Hackerman-Patz House, a home-like lodging facility on the AAMC campus.  Meeting the needs of patients and their families traveling from far away to receive treatment, the building was made possible through the generosity of Willard Hackerman, president and CEO of Whiting Turner.  The […]

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