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Self-Defense Training Offered in Recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Krav Maga Maryland is hosting a women's self-defense seminar at its Columbia facility located at 8865 Stanford Boulevard (Suite 101) on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. to teach ...

Four Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress

It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many researchers believe that ongoing stress during childhood – from poverty, parents fighting or substance abuse, bullying, violence or other adversity – can harm kids’ brains and other body ...

Check ‘Em Lads: Why Young Men Should Care About Testicular Cancer

One thing is clear: The testicles are not immune from cancer. In fact, one in 250 men will be diagnosed with testicular cancer, and it is the most common cancer in the age group of 15-35. April is Testicular Cancer ...

Summer Camps For Grieving Children And Teens Return For 27th Year

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of August 10 to 12 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center ...

Driving + Inexperience + Texting = Trouble

Distracted driving is a growing problem with deadly consequences. In 2015 in the United States, almost 3,500 people were killed and 400,000 injured in car crashes involving distracted drivers.

Organization Hosts Day of Pampering for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers

Mikey’s Miracle Foundation, which is dedicated to “providing everyday miracles to families with cancer,” hosted “A Beautiful Cause,” a day of pampering at Salon Avenue in Owings Mills, Maryland, for women currently undergoing cancer treatment, caregivers and cancer survivors on ...

MOD Pizza Joins Generosity Feeds to Make 20,000 Meals for Needy in AA County

Volunteers from various companies partnered to support Generosity Feeds for event that packed 20,000 meals for local kids.

Johns Hopkins Study to Examine Role of Fruit, Vegetables in Protecting Kidneys

Johns Hopkins University is collaborating with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will try to determine if eating meals high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and lean meats can protect the kidneys and reduce damage.

Three Ways Stress Takes a Toll on Your Body

April is Stress Awareness Month, a good time to reflect on how the demands and anxieties of daily life put a strain not just on our minds, but on our bodies as well.

Could Immunotherapy Lead the Way to Fighting Cancer?

A new treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer is offering hope to patients with advanced disease.

If You Want to Live a Happier, Healthier Life, Just Walk it Out!

Did you know that walking is the most popular form of physical exercise in the United States? Studies indicate that by walking for 30 minutes a day or more can help reduce stress and improve overall health and wellness.

What People Don't Know About Genetic Testing Can Hurt Them

This year, over 200,000 Americans will order genetic tests to see if they're at risk for more than 2,000 hereditary diseases, including cancer. Patients and their doctors can choose tests from over 500 different laboratories. Most people don't think twice ...

Black Women Need Better Access to Reproductive Healthcare

"At my practice in Baltimore, in a state that is a national trailblazer in providing comprehensive and affordable reproductive healthcare, I still hear every day from women who struggle to get the care they need."

Anyone Can Save A Life

"A new program in our community can help prevent deaths on our streets. Stop the Bleed (STB) is based on the same premise as CPR training, empowering anyone near an injured person to act as an immediate responder and save ...

The Happiness Habit: How to Train Yourself to be Happy!

"There isn’t a single human being alive who doesn’t want to be happy. Humans are constantly chasing this emotional state, and if true, then why do so many of us have a hard time attaining it? The truth is, the ...