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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

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

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

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

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

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

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

With all the changes and improvements to toothpaste over the years, the numerous options you have when you buy a tube can be overwhelming. more

Stigma Has No Place In Mental Health

In a time when more people are aware of mental health, and potentially more access to services, why then is there a disconnect? Stigma. more

Grab Your Shoes Pasadena – It’s Time To Run

Below are a list of upcoming 5K races in and around the Pasadena area to help benefit business foundations, first responders, a healthy lifestyle and local schools. more

Friends Of AA Trails Hosts Inaugural Run

The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails is hosting a run that will specifically benefit beautification projects along the trails. more

UM BWMC Hosts Heartbeat For Health On February 23

This free, informative and fun-filled event will celebrate the benefits of dance and exercise in the prevention of heart disease. more

Bello Machre Receives $25,000 Grant From Phillips Charitable Foundation

The nonprofit Bello Machre will receive a $25,000 grant from Phillips Charitable Foundation to help fund its certified nursing assistant training program for 2019. more

UM BWMC To Implement Visitor Restrictions Due To Influenza

Visitors exhibiting flu symptoms are not permitted to visit hospital patients. more

Poison Prevention Awareness

While we want to ensure your pets get proper pain management, we also need to help prevent these medications from getting into the wrong hands. more

Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

Take advantage of the advances in dentistry and your dentist’s experience. It’s never too late for help. more

What You Should Know About CBD Oil

What Is CBD Oil? CBD oil is not marijuana; it does not contain the part of the cannabis plant that is responsible for causing a high. It is made from a cannabis compound called cannabidiol (CBD) … more

UM BWMC April Calendar

Check out what's going on at UM BWMC this month. more
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