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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

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

Friends Of AA Trails Hosts Inaugural Run

The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails is hosting a run that will specifically benefit beautification projects along the trails. more

PHOTO GALLERY: Heartbeat For Health 2019

The Y in Arnold held its annual Heartbeat for Health event on February 23. more

UM BWMC Calendar Of Events

A list of upcoming events at UM BWMC this month. 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

UM BWMC Calendar Of Events

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

Anne Arundel County Department Of Health Announces Beginning Of 2019 Wet Season Perc Testing

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is currently scheduling appointments for this year’s wet season percolation testing. more

Drop-Off Boxes Are Now At Anne Arundel County Police Headquarters And District Stations

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has placed sharps disposal boxes for public use at the county police department’s district stations and its headquarters. more

Start Leading A Heart-Healthy Life

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in Anne Arundel County and the United States. It affects both men and women. more

UM BWMC Hosts Heartbeat For Health On February 23

This free, informative and fun-filled event will celebrate the benefits of dance and exercise in the prevention of heart disease, while reinforcing community awareness and education about overall health and wellness. more
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