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Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

I’ve seen unbelievable changes in my dental office and equipment in the time since I opened my first office in Cape St. Claire in 1980. more

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

UM BWMC Names David Hunt Chief Nursing Officer

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) named David Hunt, RN, MSN, MBA, as the medical center’s new senior vice president and chief nursing officer. more

UM BWMC Calendar

Wednesday, February 12 8:30am-noon: Free blood pressure screenings at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie). 6:00pm-8:00pm: Bariatric … more

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart By Dr. Christine CalvertMedical Director, VCA Calvert Veterinary Center Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been investigating the possible … 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

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

Modern dentistry is dynamic. 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

For 35 Years, UM BWMC Cardiac Program Has Given Patients A New Lease On Life

Heart problems are no laughing matter, but at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC), patients in the cardiac rehabilitation program have plenty of reasons to joke and be happy. 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

Long-Term Planning: Day By Day And The Future Of COVID Testing

We are all trying to imagine when and how this time of essential-only businesses, social distancing and mask-wearing will end. 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

UM BWMC To Implement Visitor Restrictions Due To Influenza

Due to an increase in the numbers of influenza cases throughout Maryland and Anne Arundel County, the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center is implementing a hospital-wide visitor restriction policy for the safety of patients, visitors and staff. 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
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