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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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Last Day to Enroll December 22

Last Day to Enroll December 22

| December 21, 2017, 11:45 AM

  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, 11:44 AM

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, 12:45 PM

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, 09:44 AM

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, 09:10 AM

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, 12:45 PM

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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Dietary Fats: Good vs. Bad

Dietary Fats: Good vs. Bad

| October 02, 2017, 01:04 PM

Do you worry about your waistline when eating fat? How about your cholesterol levels?  Confused about how much fat to include in your diet? For decades we have not been told the truth about dietary fats. Low-fat and non-fat foods have become the norm in America because we have been taught that eating less fat […]

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How Can a Health Coach Help You?

How Can a Health Coach Help You?

| September 18, 2017, 11:43 AM

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all of the “health” trends out there? Wondering which ones are actually worth following? Along with new Superfoods, diets, and weight loss tricks, you also may have heard the term Health Coach floating around lately. But, what exactly IS a Health Coach and why are more and more people seeking […]

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Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Health Benefits of Vitamin D

| September 05, 2017, 03:33 PM

Avoiding the sun to protect against skin cancer and aging? Great. Except that half of the US population is low in Vitamin D. And deficiency in Vitamin D is even worse in Maryland and the north due to less light in the winter.  Is it true, almost everyone could benefit from getting more vitamin D–particularly […]

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Medical Errors 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical Errors 3rd Leading Cause of Death

| August 02, 2017, 08:03 AM

  Medical Errors: 3rd Leading Cause of Death Medical errors are the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. Medical mistakes result in deaths of 250,000.  Is this true? What can you do to protect yourself and your family? Even scarier is that the some experts believe the number could be significantly higher —  […]

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Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

| July 14, 2017, 03:25 PM

The Chesapeake Bay beach swimming guide has been released for the week of July 14th. Although no beach closures are reported, there are a number of beaches with higher than average fecal material counts. The EPA acceptable level for fecal counts is 104, which is the level necessary to cause a beach closure. The below […]

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Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

| July 14, 2017, 11:50 AM

Coffee drinkers live longer — and over 3-4 cups per day was even better. That is the conclusion of two new, very large studies published this week. They found that those who drank three or more cups a day had an 18% lower risk of death for men. Women in the study had a 8% lower […]

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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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