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4 Tips for Navigating a Healthy Menopause

Four Tips for Navigating a Healthy Menopause

Brain fog. Mood changes. Night Sweats. Insomnia. Hot flashes. The reality is menopause is the biggest change women go through since adolescence, and you’ll likely experience some, if not all, of the symptoms. But are there things you can do along the way to help you navigate it? In most[…]

  1. Karen: Thank you for your suggestions. I've just started Hrt, and I'm amazed how well it works for me. My symptoms…

  2. nancy: Was glad to see information regarding menopause. I haven't had any of the posted symptoms but what I have been…

Injury Prevention Tips for Lacrosse Parents

Preventing Lacrosse Injuries

A small, hard rubber ball…long sticks…and the speed of soccer with the contact of hockey. Can you think of a more injury-inviting sport than lacrosse? Lacrosse is gaining popularity, making it one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. U.S. Lacrosse estimates the game is played by[…]

Eating for Bone Health - Anne Arundel Medical Center

Eating for Bone Health

Nutrition and bone, muscle and joint health are closely related. A healthy diet can help prevent and manage osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal disorders by assisting in the production and maintenance of bone. If you are not getting the right nutrients you are putting yourself at greater risk for bone, muscle[…]

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Pathways helps kids say no

Helping the Community Live Healthier

We are committed to improving the health of our community, illustrated by this sampling of our community outreach efforts: Helping Kids Say No Amanda Larkins is a prevention educator who visits high school students in their classrooms as part of a partnership among Anne Arundel County Public Schools, county coalitions and AAMC’s Pathways Prevention Program. The[…]

Midlife Matters

Midlife Matters: The Uncomfortable Conversations You Should Have With Your Doctor

Listen to Dr. Karen Hardart’s Midlife Matters commentary on WYPR. As women move beyond the child-bearing years, their responsibilities and sources of stress can shift and even increase. But the transition from mommy to midlife shouldn’t be a crisis. Women in their forties and fifties are often called the sandwich[…]

The Power of Parents in Preventing Substance Abuse

The Power of Parents in Preventing Substance Abuse

The heroin epidemic in Maryland continues to make headlines. Heroin deaths in Anne Arundel County are on pace to double since 2013, and recently Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Anne Arundel County officials declared it a “public health emergency.” But as any parent would tell you, it’s not just heroin[…]

  1. Laura Cornwell: Our world is going to have to change to improve problems associated with substance use and abuse. The Drug War…