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Tag: Health

Last Minute Halloween Safety

Last Minute Halloween Safety

| October 31, 2018

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

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

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

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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Free and Confidential HIV Testing

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

| June 29, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 5, 2018

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

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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Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation Tips for Beginners

| November 7, 2017

Feeling stressed? The little voices in your head won’t quiet down? Anxiety or irritability getting the best of you?  Meditation can help! It’s likely you’ve heard of meditation before. You may have even tried it once or twice and decided “it’s not for me” or “it’s too hard”, “I can’t sit for hours thinking about […]

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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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