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Federal Funds Available To Serve Summer Meals To Children And Teens

The Maryland State Department of Education is seeking public and private nonprofit organizations to serve free, nutritious meals to children and teens this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program.

Help To Fight Killer Cold Weather

An ambulance brought an elderly man to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) after he was found lying on a sidewalk. The temperature had dipped to 35 degrees on that winter night. No one knew how long ...

Get Your Heart In Good Health

About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year but that doesn’t have to be your fate. Some risk factors like your family history, sex or age you can’t control but there are some lifestyle changes ...

You Are A Priority!

Raise your hand if you are guilty of putting your wants and needs aside to fulfill other tasks at hand or to make sure your loved ones are taken care of first. So very often we forget about the importance ...

Documentary Explores Mental Health In Young Adults

Recently, Saint Demetrios Church in Parkville screened, “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety,” a fifty-six minute IndieFlix documentary about pre-adolescent and adolescent anxiety. The film follows multiple teenagers who discuss their experiences with anxiety, what causes their anxiety to surface and ...

Cold Weather Tips For Pet Owners

Pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are. Here are some tips from the Baltimore Humane Society for pet owners to keep their pets safe from the dangerous weather.

Grant To University Of Maryland School Of Nursing Faculty Members Supports Precision Health Research Program

Two University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been awarded a $15,000 mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in support of the All of Us Research Program. This precision health initiative led by ...

Diabetes Solutions Center Helps Blacks Afford Medication

The Baltimore Times applauds Eli Lilly for this new effort and the work they have done to help patients access and afford treatments and get on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

Six Tips For Year-Round Injury Prevention

The onset of winter weather means challenging conditions for outdoor activities and lurking dangers to our bodies— the back in particular.

New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Helping Those With Opioid Addiction

Each new-year, many of us make a list of promises and resolutions to make changes to live longer, healthier lives. However, in 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that people in the United States are not living ...

Three Ways To Release Yourself From The Past And Live For Today

Our memories help us relive life’s most delightful moments, such as a trip to the Grand Canyon or a child’s high school graduation. However, not every memory is a happy one, and often people become so tied to the past— ...

Tips For Keeping Your Busy, Adventurous Family Safe

A study by Sfara Guardian shows that kids today are using public transportation, going on field trips and taking long-distance road trips at much younger ages compared to 30 years ago. As exciting as these opportunities can be, it’s important ...

Do We Take Better Care Of Our Cars Than Our Teeth?

“Every child and most adults should be given an operator’s manual for dental care,” said Dr. Ami Barakat, a dentist and author of Perfecting Smiles, Changing Lives. “Too many people have no idea how to maintain good dental health.”

Male Caregivers Need More Support

Men are already less likely to seek medical and mental health than women— the same is true when it comes to emotional support, particularly the kind of support that isn’t easy to talk about but can weigh heavy on one’s ...

Four Tips For Exercising With Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 54 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis. Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. While exercise can help ease the pain, it is ...