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Fitness for Health in Rockville is replacing the "work" in working out with "fun" with their "gamer-cising" equipment. The trainers work with all types of clients, from 3 to 95, and with professional athletes to people with autism and cerebral palsy.
Feeding dogs table treats during Thanksgiving should be kept to a minimum -- or not at all, some experts advise. Should Fido pack on the pounds, owners can follow a dog's daily habits with an activity tracker.
The second enrollment period begins Saturday, but in multicultural Maryland, effectively disseminating information to residents on how to go about signing up for health insurance coverage is a task much easier said than done.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill said Wednesday that with the threat of Ebola in the United States diminished for now, the government’s resources should shift toward fighting the disease in West Africa.
The 11th Annual Maryland Health Disparities Conference brought together state health officials and experts from across the health care field Wednesday to talk about the key role community health care workers play.
Members of Congress harshly criticized the Obama Administration's handling of the Ebola virus during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Friday.
Reaching populations who don’t speak English as their first language to talk about public health information can be a complex task that takes a lot of preparation to tackle effectively. This struggle plays out all the time in some of Maryland’s most diverse counties, where language barriers and cultural differences persist, and information consumption varies widely.
The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama welcomes schoolchildren from around the country, including Esther Matheny from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.