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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

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

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

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 www.aahealth.org/parentsguide to find information on school health services for the … 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

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

Severna Park Woman Recalls “Frightening” Stroke

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

Prescription Drug Affordability Board

In 2017, I lost an extraordinarily talented colleague and friend to suicide when he learned that his insurance would no longer cover his medical care. He was young, driven and desperate. more

Lifeline 100 Returns October 6

The sixth annual Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century Ride on October 6 offers a great experience for cyclists of all levels with several route options. more

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

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

These are some common symptoms of xerostomia, or dry mouth. 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

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

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
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