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Tag: Health

Turning Point Integrative Health’s Open House & Patient Appreciation Day!

Turning Point Integrative Health’s Open House & Patient Appreciation Day!

| October 26, 2019, 04:00 PM

This year’s Open House theme is NEW INSPIRATIONS. You’ll be able to check out many of our new products, services, and treatments…the biggest of which is our new Integrative Aesthetics Program. What is Integrative Aesthetics? A holistic approach to skincare – recognizing that the skin reflects what is going on inside the body. Our aesthetic […]

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HPV Vaccine Benefit “Exceeds Expectations”

HPV Vaccine Benefit “Exceeds Expectations”

| July 10, 2019, 11:55 AM

The risk of HPV and the 6 cancers it causes may go the way of Polio and Smallpox. “The impact of the HPV vaccination has exceeded expectations,” according to the Lauri Markowitz, of the CDC. “The trials showed that HPV vaccines are very effective, and data from the real world has confirmed that.”  HPV is […]

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33rd European Ophthalmology Congress

33rd European Ophthalmology Congress

| March 07, 2019, 05:00 AM

33rd European Ophthalmology Congress, Nov 14 – 15, 2019, Madrid, Spain. European Ophthalmology 2019 is a global platform to discuss and learn about Ophthalmological Associated Diseases and their Treatment. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical […]

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Johns Hopkins Opens Direct Primary Care

Johns Hopkins Opens Direct Primary Care

| February 08, 2019, 12:50 PM

Johns Hopkins has opened a new practice based on Evolve Medical’s Direct Primary Care model. Direct Primary Care (DPC) is a rapidly growing movement, started by regular people who were fed up with not being able to talk to their doctor when they needed him or her, waiting for ever to be seen and feeling […]

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Flu Spikes in Maryland

Flu Spikes in Maryland

| January 15, 2019, 01:17 PM

Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland The Flu has spiked suddenly here in Maryland going from “Minimal” to “High” in early January 2019.  The CDC is reporting nearly 7 million people have already contracted the flu this season. The CDC is also estimating over 70,000 people have been hospitalized with over 30 states reporting “widespread” flu […]

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Last Minute Halloween Safety

Last Minute Halloween Safety

| October 31, 2018, 01:55 PM

Halloween Safety Do you worry about your kid’s safety on Halloween in Maryland? You actually should! But not for all the “scary” reasons we’ve heard: poison candy, razor blades, sex offenders. The REAL safety issue that we need to watch for are the injuries!      Halloween is the holiday with the 4th highest number of ER […]

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Weekend Wellness

Weekend Wellness

| September 29, 2018, 03:00 PM

Join us this Fall for our Weekend Wellness Workshop series. With four dates in Sept. – Dec. 2018, Argo Counseling & Wellness has partnered with Chesapeake Holistic to bring these fun and informational events to our local community. If you are interested in learning about how the mind and the body work together for total […]

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Kidney Health Screening at Hispanic Health Festival

Kidney Health Screening at Hispanic Health Festival

| September 29, 2018, 02:00 PM

The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware (NKF-MD-DE) will provide this free screening to identify early markers for high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney disease. No appointments are needed for the screening and any adult can participate. Lasting about 20 minutes, the screening includes blood pressure and weight checks, as well as counseling with […]

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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, 11:27 AM

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, 04:35 PM

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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Free and Confidential HIV Testing

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

| June 29, 2018, 03:00 PM

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health encourages all county residents to obtain free testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Free HIV testing and counseling services will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Appointments are not necessary and results will be given within 20 minutes. For questions about the event, call […]

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Maryland/DC Walk from Obesity

Maryland/DC Walk from Obesity

| June 03, 2018, 12:00 PM

Obesity affects one in three American adults and can lead to serious health risks including diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, and even some cancers. In Maryland, 29.9% of the adult population is affected by obesity. Join us and our presenting sponsor, the Maryland State Chapters of the ASMBS, on Sunday, June 3, 2018, as we […]

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Annapolis Health & Wellness Fair

Annapolis Health & Wellness Fair

| May 05, 2018, 02:00 PM

The 2018 Annapolis Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Saturday May 5, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church (87 West Street) in Annapolis, MD. The Fair is sponsored by the Mu Rho chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., in partnership with the Delta Pi Omega […]

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Anne Arundel Winter Storm Safety Alert

Anne Arundel Winter Storm Safety Alert

| March 21, 2018, 02:03 PM

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, 02:08 PM

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 06, 2018, 11:45 AM

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 02, 2018, 04:15 PM

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, 11:54 AM

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 09, 2018, 02:05 PM

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 05, 2018, 02:37 PM

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, 01:08 PM

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, 01:05 PM

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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