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Time for Summer Water Fun – and Safety!

How can we best ensure a fun and safe summer in the water?

Tips for Staying Safe Around Electric and Gas Equipment from BGE

As part of National Safety Month, BGE is reminding local contractors and customers to be aware of their surroundings when planning projects near electric lines or natural gas equipment.

A New Way to Help Marylanders Quit Tobacco

The Maryland Department of Health partners with Johns Hopkins Health System to offer electronic referrals to Department Tobacco Quitline.

Overdose awareness walkers stop in Baltimore

Brett Bramble and John Azerolo, and a dog named Domino, strolled along Route 40 in Baltimore last week for a cause that has gripped the nation: overdose awareness.

Gallery 90 exhibit features local folk art quilts ‘Wrapped In Love’

Gallery 90, the art gallery located throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, will feature “Wrapped in Love,” an exhibit of some of the many lap quilts created and donated ...

Blacks Can’t Afford to Ignore Dental Health

While Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide a safety net access to dental care is a big issue, especially for children of color.

Let’s Talk About Depression and Anxiety in Women

Anxiety and depression are the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting over 50 million people a year, and leading to moderate or severe impairment in daily living. Risk factors for both anxiety and depression include family history ...

How Your Relationships May Actually Keep You Alive Longer

It’s easy to forget how much influence people have on us throughout our life. Think about it— we have family, friends, co-workers and even people we may briefly pass in the hallway, all of whom could be our greatest asset ...

Practice Prevention Measures During Tickborne Disease Awareness Month, Throughout Tick Season

The warmer weather of spring means an increased risk of tickborne disease transmission. In an effort to help prevent the increased spread of disease, the month of May has been recognized as Tickborne Disease Awareness Month.

Surviving Trauma

Surviving trauma can be a long, hard journey, so it is important to celebrate successes along the way.

MCVET Begins New Program to Treat Opioid and Other Dependencies

Earlier this month, the national nonprofit Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET) began its Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults 18 and older.

Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk Scheduled at Weinberg YMCA in Waverly

The National Kidney Foundation, which serves Maryland and Delaware, will hold its 16th annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at The Weinberg Y located at 900 E. 33rd Street in the Waverly neighborhood in Baltimore City.

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 ...