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What You Need To Know About Interventions

Contrary to popular belief, successful interventions usually aren't like the ones you see on television. Interventions that are successful usually consist of several different techniques.

Four Ways To Protect Yourself From Deadly Superbugs

Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi build resistance to medical treatments over time. Each time someone uses an antimicrobial— think prescription antibiotics or antibacterial soaps— those microorganisms have a chance to evolve into a drug-resistant superbug.

Baltimore City Community Health Walkers Are Thinking Pink!

The Baltimore City Community Health Walkers monthly walk— for the 75th consecutive month—took place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 in Druid Hill Park.

Attorney General Frosh To Host Prescription Drug Take-Back

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and the Office of Attorney General are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Baltimore Ravens to hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back event on Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 ...

Novartis Returns With Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Reflecting back on the diagnosis that changed her life, dancer Maggie Kudirka said, “I found a lump in February 2014, and it grew to the size of a grapefruit. Then, I started having sternum pain. I was only 23 at ...

21st Anniversary Gala To Raise Funds To Help Combat AIDS In West Baltimore

On Saturday, October 19, Rock’s LIGHT Health and Wellness Comprehensive Services, Inc., will celebrate its 21st anniversary with a “Be The LIGHT” gala at 7 p.m. at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. The gala serves as LIGHT’s principal fundraising event.

How Early An Orthodontic Evaluation Can Save Your Child A Mouthful Of Problems

Oral diseases affect almost half the global population, and recent research indicates they persist because oral health has not been prioritized as much as traditional healthcare.

Three Simple Ways To Combat Stress And Adversity

Life is an up and down rollercoaster but does it have to be? Is there a state of homeostasis that one can achieve to avoid the downs of emotions like pain, stress, and fear? We’ve all heard the saying before; ...

Stressed Out At Work? Four Strategies To Reboot And Refresh

Stress at work can adversely affect other areas of your life, such as relationships and sleep, studies show. And as stress in the workplace rises, having a stress management strategy is vital, according to mental health professionals and experts in ...

Maryland Legislature To Raise Tobacco Age To 21 Takes Effect

Beginning October 1, 2019, the new minimum sales age for all tobacco products in Maryland is 21 (“T21”). This includes sales of all electronic smoking devices—e-cigarettes, vapes, pod devices such as JUUL®, e-liquids, and component parts and accessories.

Report Says Most U.S. Adults With Mental Health Issues Don’t Receive Care

More than 90 percent of people who died by suicide showed symptoms of mental health conditions, according to a new QuoteWizard report, released in September, which is Suicide Prevention Month. The report notes that 59 percent of U.S. adults with ...

Anne Arundel Medical Center Names First Chair Of Oncology

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has announced Adam Riker, MD, as its first chair of Oncology.

Red Cross Asks Everyone To Prepare For The Next Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time for people to get their household ready in case an emergency should occur. The American Red Cross prepares all year for disasters and urges everyone to Be Red Cross Ready too.

Back To School Healthy Habits: Meal Prep Tips For Kids And Parents

‘Back to school’ season can be a great time to realign your schedule and get back on track to meet your fitness goals. Preparing meals for the week is just one way to keep the momentum going.

Sickle Cell Disease Association Making Strides In Blood Disorder Awareness

Despite its prevalence, the medical community still has difficulty understanding the illness. Experts say most people lack essential awareness of the inherited blood disorder that affects approximately 100,000 people in the United States.