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Anne Arundel Winter Storm Safety Alert

Anne Arundel Winter Storm Safety Alert

| March 21, 2018

Annapolis Winter Storm Safety Alert: Winter storms and cold temperatures can be deadly. Power outages, frozen docks and slippery roadways all contribute to injuries and deaths every year. Evolve Medical brings you a reminder of what you should (and shouldn’t) do to protect you and your family during Winter Storm Toby.   Start with these Steps […]

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Flu Deaths Spike in Children: 75% Didn’t Get Flu Shot

Flu Deaths Spike in Children: 75% Didn’t Get Flu Shot

| February 17, 2018

A sharp spike in flu deaths among children was reported Friday by the CDC.  Called the worst flu season in a decade, another 22 children died last week.  Across the US, 84 children have died of the flu since the season began.   But there may be some good news. This week, researchers reported  that […]

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2018 Flu Worsens — Weeks More Ahead

2018 Flu Worsens — Weeks More Ahead

| February 6, 2018

2018 FLU SEASON UPDATE: Hospitalizations for flu are at the highest level since the CDC began collecting this data — and climbing. Many flu experts predict the 2018 flu season has weeks more to go.  In Maryland, ERs and doctors are seeing an increased percentage of people sick with the flu for the third straight week. […]

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How Doctors and Nurses Prevent Flu

How Doctors and Nurses Prevent Flu

| February 2, 2018

Prevent Flu Ever wonder how doctors and nurses prevent flu? After all, they are surrounded by people with high fevers and the flu, coughing at them in small exam rooms. The answers may surprise you–and mainly because some of the most important preventative steps are so simple! 1. Wash Your Hands (or use hand sanitizer) […]

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Flu Deadlier – Spread by Breathing

Flu Deadlier – Spread by Breathing

| January 22, 2018

The flu virus is deadlier this year, killing an average of 100 people per week beginning last month. The flu has killed 30 children this year so far.  On top of that, the University of Maryland School of Public Health published a study showing that just breathing may spread the flu. Read more.  The CDC is […]

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Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

| January 9, 2018

Influenza rate has spiked suddenly here in Maryland. Flu intensity is now listed at the highest level and widespread. In the US, 13 children have died this year from the flu. At the same time, the influenza strain being detected this year is H3N2 and according to a commentary published in the New England Journal of […]

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Health Alert: 10 Below! Frostbite in 30 Min

Health Alert: 10 Below! Frostbite in 30 Min

| January 5, 2018

Winter Gale brings Wind Chill to 10 below Frostbite in 30 Minutes The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Gale warning for the Annapolis area, with wind gusts as high as 45 mph causing wind chill to as much as 10 below. At 10 below, exposed skin will develop frostbite in as little as […]

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New Year, New You: 10 Steps that Really Work

New Year, New You: 10 Steps that Really Work

| December 28, 2017

New Year, New You? 10 Steps that Really Work! Why does Old You Quit on New You So Easily? New You gets distracted, lazy or just is as busy and preoccupied with life as Old You. It’s not because Old You sucks. It’s because Old You needs to make a plan for success.   New […]

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Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

| December 21, 2017

Bittersweet Truth:  Sugar Free Ain’t Free Sugar-free sweeteners were initially created for people dealing with diabetes. Now, the idea that sugar substitutes are healthy has become rooted in the American psyche and are hard to avoid in today’s food supply. Researchers are now realizing that these artificial sweeteners have only made things worse by creating even […]

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Last Day to Enroll December 22

Last Day to Enroll December 22

| December 21, 2017

  The deadline for getting health insurance in Maryland is tomorrow, Friday December 22nd! Don’t get caught without health insurance.  Confused? Too expensive? Evolve Medical Clinics is a Direct Primary Care and when paired with a low cost health insurance–or even with a health sharing network, your family could be paying as little as $399 […]

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Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

| December 12, 2017

The holidays are among us – a time of year that causes a lot of stress for many of us. Holiday invitations gathering on your counter, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the daunting task of braving the shopping mall crowds. All of this, in addition to your […]

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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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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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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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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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