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Hand-Foot-Mouth Outbreak Causing Neurologic Disease in Kids

Hand-Foot-Mouth Outbreak Causing Neurologic Disease in Kids

| September 14, 2018

The CDC has reported today about a viral outbreak involving 34 children who have developed neurologic complications as a result of enterovirus (EV), a common cause of Hand-Foot-Mouth disease. The outbreak has currently been identified in Colorado only but healthcare providers have been alerted to watch for further spread.  The children affected so far have […]

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Is It Safe To Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

Is It Safe To Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

| July 24, 2018

Is It Safe to Swim in the Chesapeake Bay? Wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay in 2018?  What are the risks of getting a diseases — and what is it you might get — from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? It’s mid-summer and water-related activity is increasing. Hotter August […]

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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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Anne Arundel County graduates 65 in Fire Department recruit class

Anne Arundel County graduates 65 in Fire Department recruit class

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel County Executive Steven R. Schuh and Fire Chief Allan C. Graves proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 53. The 65 members of Recruit Class 53, consisting of 59 members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and six members of the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Fire […]

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Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today unveiled his budget plan designed to make Anne Arundel County the best place to live, work, and start a business in Maryland. “Our people, our economy and the presence of so many critical assets have brought Anne Arundel County to the verge statewide leadership in Maryland,” said Schuh.  “This budget […]

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Rotary grants Chrysalis House funds for new commercial kitchen appliances

Rotary grants Chrysalis House funds for new commercial kitchen appliances

| May 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The recently reopened Chrysalis House has several brand new commercial kitchen appliances, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Annapolis Foundation. The shelter for women recovering from addiction and abuse and their children was severely damaged when a water pipe broke in January. The residents had to flee in the middle of […]

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Providence Center announces annual golf tournament

Providence Center announces annual golf tournament

| April 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County, announced today that its 23rd Annual Moran Golf Classic will be held on June 1st at Queenstown Harbor in Queenstown.  The Classic will once again be presented by Severna Park-based Moran Insurance and Chiron Technology Services, Inc., a […]

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Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.JingYing.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 11th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4pm). The fundraiser supports SPAN, Inc. SPAN (Serving People Across Neighborhoods) provides financial assistance, food and referral services to those in crisis […]

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