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Zika: Maryland Urgent Care Update

Zika: Maryland Urgent Care Update

| April 12, 2016, 10:35 AM | 0 Comments

Zika Virus: Maryland Urgent Care Update The Zika virus has infected hundreds of thousands of people in 60 countries and is expected to infect 3-4 million people within a year. Zika virus “is scarier than we initially thought,” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC told reporters on Monday. Of the thirty US cities at highest risk, Washington DC, […]

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Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

| March 10, 2016, 11:30 AM | 1 Comment

  Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland Influenza, or flu, in Maryland is at the highest severity level and is wide spread according to the Maryland Department of Health‘s weekly influenza report. In fact, the CDC reports that Maryland has 1 of the highest severity ratings for flu right now (top 8 of 50 states). The CDC also reports that over […]

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Maryland Ticks Coming Soon: Get Ready

Maryland Ticks Coming Soon: Get Ready

| March 10, 2016, 10:45 AM | 2 Comments

Maryland Ticks Coming Soon: Get Ready In Maryland and specifically the Annapolis area, ticks begin to reappear now and will reach their most voracious feeding time in April to June. Read Evolve Medical Clinics quick summary. How to remove a tick Use tweezers to grab the tick as close to the skin as possible. Pull upward – […]

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Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

| January 20, 2016, 11:40 AM | 1 Comment

While Start School Later Anne Arundel County (SSLAACo) is pleased that Anne Arundel County Public School’s proposed bell schedule provides safe, healthy and academically appropriate school start times for high school students, we are concerned about significant schedule changes proposed for many elementary and middle school students and the manner in which they are being […]

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County launches opioid awareness program

County launches opioid awareness program

| January 10, 2016, 04:36 PM | 1 Comment

Last week Anne Arundel County government launched a heroin/opioid abuse prevention advertising campaign. The media and online opioid misuse awareness effort will air 30 second television commercials on Arundel TV, ESPN, TNT and other cable networks aimed at educating citizens on the dangers of heroin and opioid abuse as well as providing information about treatment and […]

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Non-profit challenges school officials on “Walk to School Day”

Non-profit challenges school officials on “Walk to School Day”

| October 02, 2015, 06:56 PM | 1 Comment

The national non-profit Start School Later is challenging school officials to recognize “Walk to School Day” on October 7 by walking to school or the bus stop with their earliest starting students – typically middle or high school students. Traditionally, school officials honor this international event by walking to school after daybreak with elementary children, […]

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Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

| September 04, 2015, 09:51 AM | 1 Comment

  In a new report published recently, the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) is warning parents and providers: talk to your children by age 9 about alcohol. “Surveys indicate that children start to think positively about alcohol between ages 9 and 13 years,” according to this new report on Binge Drinking published in Pediatrics. Over […]

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Whole Health Designs launches 7-day raw renewal cleanse program

Whole Health Designs launches 7-day raw renewal cleanse program

| July 16, 2015, 06:44 PM | 2 Comments

Whole Health Designs  is excited to launch their summer 7-Day Raw Cleanse program, beginning on July 19th.  The Raw Renewal Cleanse focuses on eating light by purchasing fresh seasonal produce from local farmers markets and Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA’s).  Raw Renewal Cleanse Program is a powerful, 7-day group detox program, combining seasonal whole food recipes […]

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Patient First offers tips to save your skin over Memorial Day and beyond

Patient First offers tips to save your skin over Memorial Day and beyond

| May 23, 2015, 04:32 PM | 8 Comments

The long Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away.  As you head to the beach or relax outside at home, remember to protect your family against the sun’s rays.  The Friday before Memorial Day, May 22, 2015, has been declared “Don’t Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage […]

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WRNR’s Holistic Health Fair slated for March 21st

WRNR’s Holistic Health Fair slated for March 21st

| March 12, 2015, 10:58 AM | 1 Comment

On Saturday March 21st, join WRNR for the third annual Holistic Health Fair, presented by Maryland University of Integrative Health. This event is free of charge and will feature; holistic health practitioners, products, services, counseling, educational information, alternative and complementary therapies, mind body and spirit modalities, lectures, workshops, and demos. There will also be live […]

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Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

| January 06, 2015, 05:30 PM | 0 Comments

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto released the following statement today regarding the decision to open schools on time: “The decision to open, close, or delay the opening of schools is complex and one which I do not take lightly. This morning, after receiving data and recommendations from staff, I made the decision based on the information that I […]

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AAMC offers flu tips in wake of recent volume of flu cases

AAMC offers flu tips in wake of recent volume of flu cases

| December 29, 2014, 08:59 PM | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is currently experiencing a high volume of patients with influenza (flu). In order to reduce the spread of flu, we are limiting hospital visitors in the following ways: People under age 18 should not visit. People experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms should not visit. Flu Symptoms You may have the […]

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PatientFirst offers healthy gift ideas

PatientFirst offers healthy gift ideas

| December 18, 2014, 04:52 PM | 1 Comment

Is your holiday shopping list complete?  It is not too late to try something new this holiday season.  Forget that basket of homemade cookies or fudge.  Give your loved ones a gift of good health that will help them stay active and eat a little healthier.  Here’s a few suggestions offered by Patient First! Here are five […]

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New exhibit opens at West Annapolis Artworks

New exhibit opens at West Annapolis Artworks

| December 10, 2014, 01:37 PM | 1 Comment

West Annapolis Artworks is pleased to announce their Holiday Shoppe is open for serious shopping business!  This all-media exhibit by Maryland, DC and Virginia artists includes over 90 oil, acrylic, pastel and water-media paintings, hundreds of exquisite fine art jewelry pieces, 40 pieces of hand-built ceramic and stoneware, wood-turnings, 3D crystal hanging art and so […]

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Patient First offers winter safety tips

Patient First offers winter safety tips

| November 30, 2014, 05:01 PM | 1 Comment

Everyone is calling for a rough winter.  With that in mind, Patient First wants you to remain safe an uninjured and offers these tips for surviving a tough winter in Anne Arundel County! Walking on ice Icy patches can be tough to spot.  The slips and falls that come with ice can be serious.  If […]

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Support group for brain injury patients launched

Support group for brain injury patients launched

| November 15, 2014, 04:53 PM | 1 Comment

HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, has recently launched a six-week support group for people with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The support group is designed for patients with mTBI lasting six months or longer and was borne out of numerous requests from both patients and medical health providers […]

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O’Malley lays out Ebola plans

O’Malley lays out Ebola plans

| November 02, 2014, 10:57 AM | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Governor Martin O’Malley announced late in October that Maryland health and hospital officials have agreed upon a coordinated strategy for caring for potential Ebola patients. No cases of Ebola have been diagnosed in Maryland to date. Under the strategy (1) all hospital emergency departments in the state will continue to be prepared to evaluate […]

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Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

| October 26, 2014, 04:28 PM | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Righttime Medical Care, one the region’s largest urgent medical care providers, is preparing for the threat of the Ebola virus. Righttime’s clinical and support teams will professionally and safely address all patients who call or visit the company’s Care Centers, in line with evolving CDC guidelines. Righttime is actively coordinating with local hospitals […]

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Back to school tips from Patient First

Back to school tips from Patient First

| July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM | 0 Comments

Your children are enjoying every second of summer vacation but you need to get ready to send them back to school next month.  Don’t think your list stops with pencils, backpacks and new clothes.  You also need to prepare a back to school health checklist.  Children need to be healthy and alert in order to […]

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Petition For Later School Start To Be Delivered

Petition For Later School Start To Be Delivered

| January 10, 2013, 01:15 PM | 0 Comments

More than 3000 concerned citizens have signed onto a petition requesting the Anne Arundel County Schools to make 8:00am the earliest start time for any school in the county. On January 10th, (7 p.m. at Parham Building on Riva Road) residents from the local area will deliver a petition to Dr. Kevin Maxwell, Superintendent of Schools, AACPS, […]

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Self Defense For The Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Self Defense For The Coming Zombie Apocalypse

| October 04, 2012, 07:02 PM | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is offering a workshop that will help you prepare for most disaster/emergency situations and will teach you practical self-defense techniques that are effective against any attacker, not just zombies. Presented Saturday, October 6 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Cost is $20 for Jing Ying Students […]

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Manage Your Diabetes

Manage Your Diabetes

| August 19, 2012, 10:40 AM | 0 Comments

A free six-week Diabetes Self-Management Program will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23 at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton. The public is invited to sign up for this educational series now. Participants can have pre-diabetes or Type […]

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