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Fireworks Safety

Every year, fireworks are a leading cause of severe injury to people all over the United States. In 2016, there were 11,100 emergency room visits due to fireworks-related injuries; four of these resulted in death. Children under the age of ...

Red Cross Shares Steps To Take Now For Hurricane Safety

“These are dangerous storms that can affect people living here in the Greater Chesapeake Region said Scott R. Salemme, Regional CEO, Greater Chesapeake Region. “It’s time to get ready now, before a storm threatens.”

Al-Anon Family Groups Celebrate Recovery In Baltimore City

About 4,000 Al-Anon members from around the world will meet at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, for the 2018 Al-Anon Family Groups International Convention, July 6-8, 2018.

Baltimore Prostate Cancer Advocate Diagnosed With Disease

For more than a decade, he has spearheaded efforts that have resulted in raising more than $4 million dollars to fund research, provide free screenings and educate the community about this disease. Now, the fight has become personal for Siegel.

Marylanders Reminded To Take Mosquito Precautions At Home And While Traveling This Summer

As mosquito season begins and summer travel plans are solidified, the Maryland Department of Health encourages Marylanders, especially pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, to protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases, predominantly the Zika virus.

Black Mamas Are Dying. We Can Stop It.

"Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable."

Recreation Therapy Keeps 82-Year-Old Veteran, Athlete, Coach, Mentor on His Feet

You may have seen him at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, he is the one with an easy smile, a bounce in his step and multiple award medallions around his neck. Army Veteran Bernie Gibson, 82, is an ...

The Free Market Is Curing Blindness

The FDA recently approved a revolutionary drug that could restore sight to 2,000 nearly-blind Americans.

Learning to walk rather than run!

"Learning to allow our minds to slow down so we can think critically about things in our lives is a unique skill that must be purposefully honed."

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.