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September Is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. Infant mortality is the death of a baby who is less than 1 year old. In 2017, there were 4.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in Anne Arundel County for all races. more

Literacy Council To Hold Fundraiser Walk-A-Thon

The Anne Arundel County Literacy Council (AACLC) will hold the fourth annual “Literacy Lights the Way” 5K walk-a-thon on Saturday, October 19, from 8:30am to 11:00am. more

Fast Food, Snacking And Tooth Decay

American eating habits have changed. We are no longer a three-meals-a-day society. The fast food industry generates $200 billion a year and is growing. We eat more premade foods and snacks throughout the day than ever before. More sugar, more acid, increased frequency, and less time to produce saliva during eating leads to more tooth decay. more

Tips For Handling Holiday Food Safely

Listed below are food safety tips that should help keep your holiday healthy. Safe Shopping Never choose torn or leaking … more

Website Provides Parent’s Guide To School Health

 Parents and guardians in Anne Arundel County can visit the “Parent’s Guide to School Health” to find information on school health services for the 2019-2020 school year. more

Are You Aware Of The 12 Warning Symptoms Of Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins can happen to just about anyone at any age. That’s why you should review this list of the top 12 warning symptoms of varicose veins. Do you experience any of the … more

Hair Color: Thinking Out Of The Box

As a professional hair stylist and colorist, I get a lot of questions about store-bought “box” hair color, and I fix a lot of problems caused by home hair colorists. It’s important … more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

In upcoming months, I will answer questions on high-technology dentistry. Please direct inquiries to my website at www.cranska.com or email me at familylaserdentistry@outlook.com. Oral Health Care … more

Benfield Elementary Kids Heart Challenge Raises Record Amount

Benfield Elementary students raised a personal record-breaking $17,825 for the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge. The top 10 students who fundraised the most money got to … more

UM BWMC Awarded $40,000 Grant To Provide Naloxone Kits And Training To County Residents

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from the Anne Arundel County Local Development Council (LDC) to provide free classes to educate the public on symptoms of an opiate overdose and how to administer the life-saving emergency treatment Naloxone (also known as Narcan). more

Cancer Patients Find Reaffirmation Of Self Image Through Look Good Feel Better Program

When undergoing cancer treatment, a major side effect is the change to one’s physical appearance. Whether it’s hair loss or changes to the skin, the changes can be drastic.The program … more

What You Should Know About Flu Shots

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that 80,000 people died of the flu. more

Mantra Fit Moves To Larger Location To Reach More People With Holistic Fitness Approach

Mantra Fit recently expanded, moving just a few suites down to a larger location. more

UM BWMC May

Here's what's coming up in May at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. more

Grab Your Shoes Severna Park – It’s Time To Run

Below are a list of upcoming 5K races in and around the Severna Park area to help benefit business foundations, first responders, a healthy lifestyle and local schools. more

Stigma Has No Place In Mental Health

While one in five children experience a mental health condition in a given year, nearly 50% of adolescents between the ages of 8 and 15 are experiencing a condition and do not receive treatment. more

What Your Should Know About Lyme Disease And Ticks

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in Anne Arundel County, as well as in Maryland and the United States. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

With all the changes and improvements to toothpaste over the years, the numerous options you have when you buy a tube can be overwhelming. more

Cleaning Up The Beach And Other Outdoor Debris After Heavy Rainfall

When cleaning up debris from the beach and other outdoor locations, here are some safety tips. more

Independence From Negative Self-Talk

In many ways, we are constantly bound and limited by the things we tell ourselves as well as how we think about ourselves. more
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