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September Is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. Infant mortality is the death of a baby who is less than 1 year old. In 2017, there were 4.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in Anne Arundel County for all races. more

Literacy Council To Hold Fundraiser Walk-A-Thon

The Anne Arundel County Literacy Council (AACLC) will hold the fourth annual “Literacy Lights the Way” 5K walk-a-thon on Saturday, October 19, from 8:30am to 11:00am. more

UMBWMC December Calendar

UMBWMC December Calendar more

Fast Food, Snacking And Tooth Decay

American eating habits have changed. We are no longer a three-meals-a-day society. The fast food industry generates $200 billion a year and is growing. We eat more premade foods and snacks throughout the day than ever before. More sugar, more acid, increased frequency, and less time to produce saliva during eating leads to more tooth decay. more

Tips For Handling Holiday Food Safely

Listed below are food safety tips that should help keep your holiday healthy. Safe Shopping Never choose torn or leaking … more

Website Provides Parent’s Guide To School Health

 Parents and guardians in Anne Arundel County can visit the “Parent’s Guide to School Health” to find information on school health services for the 2019-2020 school year. more

Department Of Health Offers Tips For A Healthy And Safe Halloween

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health provides tips to help families have a fun, healthy and safe Halloween. more

Pasadena Vet Competes In Ironman Maryland

 Pasadena Animal Hospital’s Dr. Sean Etter joined nearly 2,000 athletes from around the world in Cambridge, Maryland for the sixth annual Ironman Maryland triathlon.     Nearly 2,000 athletes from around the world converged on Cambridge, Maryland in September for the sixth annual Ironman Maryland triathlon. The field included Pasadena … more

Two Local, Women-Owned Businesses Team Up To Fight Breast Cancer

As a women-only gym, Transformations feels a special connection to the fight against breast cancer. more

UM BWMC Awarded $40,000 Grant To Provide Naloxone Kits And Training To County Residents

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from the Anne Arundel County Local Development Council (LDC) to provide free classes to educate the public on symptoms of an opiate overdose and how to administer the life-saving emergency treatment Naloxone (also known as Narcan). more

Battling Addiction To Provide New Life In Pasadena And Beyond

For 35 years, New Life Addiction Counseling and Mental Health Services has broken barriers. more

What Your Should Know About Lyme Disease And Ticks

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in Anne Arundel County, as well as in Maryland and the United States. more

Family Gives $25,000 To Aiello Breast Center

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Aiello family presented a $25,000 check to the Aiello Breast Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center on October 11. more

Cleaning Up The Beach And Other Outdoor Debris After Heavy Rainfall

When cleaning up debris from the beach and other outdoor locations, here are some safety tips: more

An Evening Of Medicine At Maryland Live!

Join the Creston G. and Betty Jane Tate Foundation in celebrating the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Foundation’s signature fundraising event, the Power of Caring Gala. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is not a disease. These are some common symptoms: more

What’s The Breed?

Each breed of dog has its own unique personality traits, skills, health conditions, grooming and training requirements, and more. more

UM BWMC Calendar

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center | November Calendar more

Can Your Pet Escape That Winter Weight?

Can Your Pet Escape That Winter Weight?By Dr. Christine CalvertOwner, Calvert Veterinary CenterAs we approach the holiday season, we can’t help thinking about all the great food we like to … more

There Is A Diet For That!

The labels on the bags make many claims about how the food will help your pet, but how do you know which food is the best? more
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