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Two Hopkins Students Swimming in Olympics

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 29, 2016 9:36am

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Johns Hopkins isn’t usually considered a swimming powerhouse; if the school is associated with anything, it’s doctors and lacrosse.  Read More →

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Are You Your Doctor’s Favorite Patient?

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 29, 2016 9:15am

Doctor and patient.

Sure, doctors are supposed to be objective and to provide an equally high standard of care for everyone. But according to recent research out of Johns Hopkins, most physicians have favorites among their patients. Read More →

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Ravens Player Fails Conditioning Test

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 9:46am

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Professional athletes may be the fittest of the fit, but even they struggle to keep up sometimes. Read More →

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Police Commissioner Wants to Relax Marijuana Policy

1 Written by: | Monday, Jul 25, 2016 9:44am

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The Baltimore Police Department won’t hire you if you admit to having smoked marijuana in the past. But Commissioner Kevin Davis wants to change that. Read More →

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Hot Enough? Come Inside the Sweet, Cool Air! Tonight – Teen Dodgeball Ages 11 – 17 at Towson Rockin’ Jump

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 22, 2016 12:30pm

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Let’s face it-  there aren’t many options out there for teens to ‘hang out’ on a Friday night where they can get their jam AND their game on.  Tonight, kids 12 – 17 can come out of the heat and into the cool AC, where they can work up a sweat jumping, flipping, dunking and dodgeballing, all to the thumping bass of the DJ.

  • Hours 8 – 10pm Friday night.
  • Parents must sign a waiver.
  • Cost is $16.99 for 2 hrs + $2.00 for Jump Socks if you need them

See you there!  Click for more info, or to sign an online waiver.

 

 

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Even Skin Cancer Survivors Don’t Use Enough Sunscreen, Hopkins Study Says

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:27am

 

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We should all be wearing sunscreen — but clearly, not enough of us are, considering the fact that skin cancer rates are on the rise. But you’d think that people who’ve survived skin cancer would be particularly good at making sure they’re protected. Not so, recent research out of Johns Hopkins has found. Read More →

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City Health Clinic Sees Rash of Break-Ins

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 5:30pm

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A Baltimore Health Department-run clinic is apparently being targeted by burglars. Read More →

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With Skin Cancer Rates Rising, Are You Sunscreen Savvy?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 12:00pm

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 10.26.46 AMWith so many sunscreens on the shelves today, it’s surprising that skin cancer rates are rising. Maryland ranks 7th highest for new melanoma skin cancer diagnoses. The Skin Cancer Foundation states it best, “skin cancer is primarily a lifestyle disease.” Check out the surprising sunscreen must-knows below, and keep you and your family sun safe. 
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Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Maryland Reconsiders Ban on Letters to Inmates

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 9:50am

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Last month, Maryland proposed banning all mail to inmates, apart from official legal correspondence and postcards.

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Healthy Eating for Seniors

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 1:15pm

 

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Finding it difficult to muster up the energy to cook a healthy, balanced meal? You’re not alone. Many older adults find that cooking presents a unique challenge later in life. Read More →

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