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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

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

News From The Department Of Health

Sharps 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 … more

UM BWMC Dedicates Expanded Psychiatric Unit

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) recently dedicated its new expanded psychiatric unit. Attendees included hospital board members and local officials. UM BWMC … more

UM BWMC December Calendar

Wednesday, December 5 Therapeutic Yoga for Cancer – Offered by the Tate Cancer Center from 10:30am to 11:30am. Patients with cancer and caregivers are welcome to this free program, and no … more

Nine Reasons To Call A Dentist Now

Take advantage of the advances in dentistry and your dentist’s experience. Call today. It’s never too late for help. more
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