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Karen Stevens Memorial Triathlon Continues The Tradition On Sept. 21

Do you like to swim, bike and run? Do you like to raise money for a worthy cause? Why not participate in the 10th annual Karen Stevens Memorial Kid’s Triathlon. more

Severna Park Woman Recalls “Frightening” Stroke

When Susan Edwards awoke around 5:00am one day last January, she experienced everyone’s nightmare. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

If you are a cigarette or e-cigarette user, you should be concerned about the effects smoking has on your health. more

Stef Ripple’s “Do Your Best” 5K Keeps the Wave Going

Stef Ripple, a nonprofit organization focused on providing hope, encouragement and support for ovarian cancer patients and their families, will host its third annual Stephanie Ashdown Memorial “Do Your Best” 5K. more

Lily Maddox Earns First Fight For Phoebe Scholarship

Fight For Phoebe Inc. has awarded its 2019 scholarship to Lily Maddox, a 2019 graduate of Severna Park High School who is attending Loyola Marymount University. more

Comptroller Honors Burgers & Bands For Suicide Prevention

Anne and Ethan Brennan are founders of Burgers and Bands For Suicide Prevention, a nonprofit organization raising awareness to prevent suicide. more

Chartwell Country Club Organizes Backpack Drive For Families In Need

The new school year has just started and with it comes a need for new supplies. Unfortunately, not all families can afford the supply costs on their own. more

Department Of Health Conducts Survey To Assess Emergency Preparedness

This fall, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct a CASPER survey that will look at local residents’ preparedness for potential emergencies and disasters. more

Dr. Cranska Has Laser Article Appear In September National Dental Publication

Respected local dentist, author, lecturer and instructor Jeffrey P. Cranska, DDS, had his original feature article published this month in a national clinical news magazine for dentists. 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” at to find information on school health services for the … more

UM BWMC Calendar Of Events

A list of upcoming events at UM BWMC this month. more

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. Preterm birth (birth at less … more

What Would A Healthy Person Do?

So many times when we are trying to make a change in our lives and start a new habit, we often don’t know where to begin. more

Bello Machre Receives $25,000 Grant From Phillips Charitable Foundation

The nonprofit Bello Machre will receive a $25,000 grant from Phillips Charitable Foundation to help fund its certified nursing assistant training program for 2019. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

Modern dentistry is dynamic. Changes to improve patient comfort and quality of care are always being developed. more

UM BWMC Achieves Pathway To Excellence Designation

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) has joined a premier group of organizations that have received the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). more

Luck Of The Fitness (Or Whatever You Want To Call It)

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, I can’t seem to go anywhere without seeing shamrocks, pots of gold and sayings like, “Luck of the Irish!” more

BWMC Foundation Hosts Successful Gala

The Baltimore Washington Medical Center Foundation’s signature event, The Power of Caring Gala, was held in November at the Live! Casino and Hotel. more

News From UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Senator Ben Cardin recently visited the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) to meet with hospital leadership and discuss the effects of federal health care policy at the local level. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

What dental technology do dentists find the most indispensable? What can’t they live without? more
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