While we all may have the best of intentions, many of us fall off the wagon early in the year. Making a plan or checklist now can keep us all on track in obtaining our goal of getting or staying healthy.
Vaccines are one of the greatest public health tools in history. Seasonal changes and calendar moments are a good reminder for certain vaccines. But it is also important that Maryland families see vaccines as a lifelong, year-round, medical necessity. We urge you to have a conversation with your physician about the most appropriate vaccine schedule for you and your entire family.
The conversation around getting immunizations often gets debated in the news. Some think it is mainly for the safety of children, but it is really for everyone's safety. Being up-to-date on your immunizations is critical to protecting your health and the health of others — at any stage of life.
The number of older adults not getting the shots they need to keep them healthy is significant, so I want to encourage our Howard County seniors to seriously consider talking to their doctor about getting shots, which are important to their future health.
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think.
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The National Weather Service has made a preliminary finding that some of damage in Harford County from storms that moved through the Baltimore metro area Friday evening was likely caused by a tornado, the county government said Sunday. NWS issued a statement Monday that it was a tornado.
"It was through in 20 seconds it's hard to believe so much damage could happen in so little time," said Brian Schorr as he stood outside his Fallston home Saturday morning. Schorr's home is the first in a group of 20 three-story, detached homes with narrow lots on the north side of the 200 block of Milton Avenue, just off Belair Road, where what several witnesses say was a tornado swept through around 6 p.m. Friday, shearing or uprooting trees and damaging homes and businesses.