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Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Which is the Right Choice?

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 11:30am

For many people, getting older presents unique challenges, and facing it often means decreased mobility and independence. Read More →

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20,000 Now Trained to Use Naloxone to Reverse Overdoses, Says City Health Dept.

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 03, 2017 4:32pm

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City Health Commissioner Leana Wen is doing everything in her power to fend off a boom in opioid abuse around Baltimore. This week, her department announced it had achieved a new milestone with one of her chief strategies.

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‘I’ll Have A Burger, Fries and a Large Fluorinated Chemical, Please’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 1:45pm

Is “food-non-stickage” worth the health issues?

A bunch of smart scientists sampled 400 fast food wrappers and boxes and found that many of the big fast food chains have used unhealthy fluorinated chemicals in their packaging. The group published its findings in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Their conclusion helps to explain how we all have “fluorinated chemicals” in our blood. Read More →

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UNC Study Reports Higher Levels of Brain Injury Deaths Among High School Football Players

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 12:00pm

Thomas Soldan is an attorney who focuses on criminal matters such as reckless driving and DUI/DWI as well as personal injury litigation such as brain injury and wrongful death as a result of the negligence of others. He is licensed to practice in Virginia.
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New Jersey Man Wins Case to Have Medical Marijuana Covered by Worker’s Comp

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 10:00am

Richard Grungo, Jr. is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bar and is a certified civil trial lawyer who concentrates on personal injury cases.

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Free Fitness Classes Jan. 7-8 at The Dailey Method Barre + Cycle Studio One-Year Anniversary Open House

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 03, 2017 10:00am

The Dailey Method Towson Barre + Cycle Studio will celebrate its one-year anniversary January 7-8, 2017 from 8 a.m. to noon with an open house of free classes all weekend. Read More →

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No Safe Level of Smoking

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 06, 2016 1:45pm

 

 

Smoking 1 cigarette a day over a lifetime increases risk of day by 64 percent.

Smoking 1 cigarette a day over a lifetime increases risk of day by 64 percent.

People who consistently smoked an average of less than one cigarette per day over their lifetime had a 64 percent higher risk of earlier death than never smokers, and those who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes a day had an 87 percent higher risk of earlier death than never smokers, according to a new study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More →

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Hopkins’ Magic Mushrooms Research Looks to Spread Peace to Cancer Patients

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 02, 2016 4:31pm

Photo by Erik Fenderson, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo by Erik Fenderson, via Wikimedia Commons

Johns Hopkins’ research into magic mushrooms has already yielded meaning and music for people who are healthy. Now the psylocibin studies are bringing peace to patients. Read More →

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Don’t Miss the Juvenile Diabetes Hope Gala, November 12

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 3:30pm

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The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter of JDRF will honor Johns Hopkins Medicine November 12 at the “Hope Gala,” a fundraiser at the Baltimore Hilton for diabetes research.

The disease is a leading cause of death in the United States and costs our nation $322 billion annually. Read More →

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Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen is Doing a Reddit AMA

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 2:30pm

Baltimore's new health commissioner

Dr. Leana Wen

Dr. Leana Wen is already a TED and NPR star. On Tuesday, the Baltimore City Health Commissioner is taking questions from anyone who wants to ask. Read More →

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