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  • Komen Race for the Cure to move to Columbia from Baltimore

    Komen Race for the Cure to move to Columbia from Baltimore

    After one year back in Baltimore, the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, which raises money for breast cancer research, will move to Columbia this fall to what organizers called a more centralized location that they hope will attract more people from throughout the state.

  • New research suggests postpartum depression can affect dads, too

    New research suggests postpartum depression can affect dads, too

    Like many fathers, Adam Elmaghraby enjoys spending time outdoors with his daughter. On weekends, he takes the 3-year-old to a farmers market, sharing his love of food with her and teaching her about fruits and vegetables. Elmaghraby especially appreciates this time with his daughter, because his...

  • 200 million eggs recalled because of salmonella concerns

    200 million eggs recalled because of salmonella concerns

    More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacterial contamination. A notice posted on the Food & Drug Administration website Friday said the eggs shipped from a North Carolina farm may be tainted with salmonella. The bacteria...

  • Upper Chesapeake Medical Center earns top honors from Maryland Patient Safety Center

    Upper Chesapeake Medical Center earns top honors from Maryland Patient Safety Center

    University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center received the 2018 Minogue Award for Patient Safety Innovation at the 14th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference on April 13 in Baltimore. The hospital also received two Circle of Honor for Patient Safety Innovation Awards on April 12. Presented...

  • 'Moderate' drinking guidelines are too loose, study says

    'Moderate' drinking guidelines are too loose, study says

    A sweeping international study of alcohol consumption has found no overall health benefits from moderate drinking and calls into question the U.S. guidelines that say men can safely drink twice as much as women. The threshold for low-risk drinking, the researchers found, is about seven beers a...

Health Articles by Brandpoint

  • Supplements 101: 4 essentials you should consider taking daily

    When it comes to healthy living, many can agree that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Eating clean, exercising often and practicing self-care are just a few essential tactics necessary to achieve optimal wellness. But when it comes to food, the nourishment we get from our daily diet...

  • Millions of smokers go online for help to quit each year

    Millions of smokers go online for help to quit each year

    The internet is the first place many people go to get information on how to quit smoking. In fact, more than 12 million U.S. adults — a third of all smokers — turn to the internet for help quitting each year, according to a new Truth Initiative study. Published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the...

  • 5 self-care tips that take 10 minutes or less

    Sponsored by Vicks® Whether you're a young professional building a career, a busy parent maintaining a family schedule or a C-suite executive travelling the world, modern life can be extremely busy. With so many to-do's, priorities can shift, and oftentimes self-care suffers. To feel your best...

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