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Anne Arundel County health briefs

Holiday Blues

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health's website offers information on what causes the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit and click on "Holiday Blues" under Hot Topics.

Holiday food safety

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illnesses each year. Infants, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems are the greatest at risk. Tips to help protect families from foodborne illness during the holidays can call the Housing and Food Protection Program at 410-222-7239 or go to "Holiday Food Safety" under...