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Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

Yearly Pelvic Exams? For Some, Not Anymore

| July 13, 2017, 11:15 AM

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, 12:35 PM

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, 03:19 PM

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, 01:02 PM

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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Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

Better Care-Lower Cost: Direct Primary Care

| May 22, 2017, 02:05 PM

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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Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

| April 21, 2017, 11:15 AM

  Ticks which carry Lyme here in Maryland are back–and we may be in for the worst tick and Lyme season in history. Due to the unusually warm, wet winter we experienced, some tick experts are predicting we are on the verge of a new public health emergency from Lyme disease.  A recent PBS article explains that “all these little […]

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FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

| April 03, 2017, 01:39 PM

The FDA has initiated a recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is because some of the devices have not worked when needed. Given that the pen device is used to counteract potentially fatal allergic reactions,  Evolve Medical is […]

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Flu Rate Spikes to Severe, Again!

Flu Rate Spikes to Severe, Again!

| March 17, 2017, 06:54 PM

Flu has spiked to high levels, again, according to today’s report from DHMH flu tracker.  After a decreasing rate the week prior, flu is back up to “High Intensity Levels” and “Widespread Geographic Activity”, according to the Friday March 17th report from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Find out what you can do to prevent getting–or […]

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Fitness Forum offers screenings for Physical Therapy Month

Fitness Forum offers screenings for Physical Therapy Month

| October 04, 2015, 10:41 AM | 0 Comments

Do you ever experience dizziness or spinning? Do you ever feel a little off-balance? Do you become nauseated with certain head movements or positions? Have you ever fallen? Do you require an assistive device to walk due to losing your balance? Fitness Forum Physical Therapy will be offering complimentary balance and vestibular screenings for the […]

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AAMC opens FastCare clinic inside Shoppers Food and Pharmacy

AAMC opens FastCare clinic inside Shoppers Food and Pharmacy

| March 07, 2015, 10:59 AM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC)  announced the opening of a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy in Annapolis, Md. The new clinic is located at 2371 Solomon’s Island Road in Annapolis. Anne Arundel Medical Center plans to open additional retail-based clinics in area grocery stores over the next 18 months. The […]

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County to provide high-dose flu vaccine to seniors

County to provide high-dose flu vaccine to seniors

| October 02, 2014, 09:00 AM | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will host two seasonal flu vaccine clinics in October for County residents age 65 and older. These high-dose flu vaccine clinics are free, by appointment only, and supplies are limited. The high-dose flu vaccine is only manufactured for seniors. The clinics will be held from 8:30 […]

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Extended Rabies And Microchip Clinic To Be Held March 21

Extended Rabies And Microchip Clinic To Be Held March 21

| March 07, 2013, 01:50 PM | 0 Comments

On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Anne Arundel County Animal Control will be offering an extended rabies and microchip clinic for the public. The clinic will be held at Anne Arundel County Animal Control located at 411 Maxwell Frye Road in Millersville, Maryland. The clinic, which normally runs from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., will be […]

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