To Boost The Economy, Fight Chronic Disease

Chronic diseases take a staggering toll on the economy.

Hope For Sobriety: Overcoming Addiction Through Exercise

The men at Otherworld Fitness in Frederick, Maryland, move quickly from bars to climbing walls and elliptical machines.

Mental Health Advocate Helps City “Go Green” For Mental Health

In Baltimore City, about one of every four adults has a mental health disorder, which means that each resident has or knows someone with such a condition.

Make Healthy Aging A New Year’s Resolution In 2020

With people preparing their new year’s resolutions for 2020, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging people of all ages to make healthy aging a priority in the new year.

Luminis Health CEO Names New President Of Anne Arundel Medical Center

Victoria Bayless, CEO of Luminis Health, announced the appointment of Sherry B. Perkins, PhD, RN, FAAN, as the new president of Anne Arundel Medical Center, effective early next year. This appointment comes with a unanimous endorsement by AAMC’s Board of ...

Program Leaders And Tutors Needed!

GiGi’s Playhouse is currently seeking volunteers to lead and assist in fun, educational, and therapeutic-based programs for individuals with Down syndrome. They are looking for volunteers with a background in social work, special education, music, drama, speech language therapy, physical ...

Creating “Happy Holidays” For A Loved One Living With Alzheimer’s

“Having Alzheimer’s doesn’t mean the holidays can’t still be enjoyable and special,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA’s president and CEO. “By making a few adaptations and preparations, family caregivers can help their loved ones living with Alzheimer’s have a ...

Delaying Your Loved One’s Addiction Treatment Over The Holidays Can Be Dangerous

“If you have a loved one who needs to get help for an alcohol or drug addiction, the time to act is now and not after the holidays,”“There are so many triggers at this time of year that can push ...

What Your Pain Is Telling You And Three Things To Do About It

“Pain is an alert system; it tells us that something is wrong," “Chronic pain goes a step further. It is telling you that a whole system in your body isn’t working right.”

Baltimore Clinic Receives Federal Loan Repayment Awards For Clinicians

The funds are part of the federal Health Resources & Services Administration’s (HRSA) plan to combat the nation’s opioid crisis through an NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (SUD Workforce LRP).

Older Adults Face Greater Risk Of Falling During Holiday Season

With wet, snowy, and icy weather ahead it’s important to keep in mind what we can do to keep our seniors and disabled loved ones safe. Mud, slippery and frozen surfaces are treacherous factors that can lead to increased falls. ...

If Your Back Is Killing You At Work These Five Tips May Help

“The longer you have a back problem, the more damage it will create, the more it will resist getting better, and the more time it will take to heal,” said Bradford Butler, a chiropractor and author of The Blueprint for ...

Baltimore Woman Considered Medical Hero For Participating In Clinical Trials That Advance HIV/AIDS Research

For those battling serious diseases, researchers say the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial can be a lifeline. However, for many, deciding whether or not to participate in a clinical trial can be difficult. There are a lot of ...

December 15 Deadline To Enroll For Health Care In Maryland

The door is closing on the opportunity to sign up for 2020 health insurance coverage through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. With the December 15 deadline fast approaching, officials have worked to point out that costs are down and more ...

Former Motown Artist Pens Book About Overcoming Anxiety And Emotional Disorders

A former Motown singer has traded the microphone and stage for a pen and notebook. Clarence "KD" McNair, Jr., who was once part of the R&B group "Prophet Jones," has written a new book titled, "Give it One More Try."