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The holiday blues: Is it seasonal?

To listen to this article, click here. Take a quick, 10-question mental health quiz. The holiday season is often referred to as the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ but sometimes keeping your spirits up can be hard work. In fact, for some, it feels impossible. Many people may have[…]

  1. 4 Ways to a Healthy Holiday |: [...] For some, the holidays are the happiest times of the year, but for others keeping spirits up can be…

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Making Health a Priority

When Nakeya Johnson had her third child in 2010 she knew something had to change. With three small children at home, her health and wellness had taken a back seat to family and work responsibilities. But, on January 1, 2013 Nakeya decided to make a serious commitment to getting healthier.[…]

  1. Willma Olsen: Thank you for sharing your story! It is very motivating to see the commitment that you put in on your…

  2. Trina Dancy: Way to go fellow WW! It takes time but it is worth the results!

Man Power

Meet a jovial group of men who jokingly refer to themselves as the “board of directors.” These buddies know that hanging out together is good for their health. They come together regularly to exercise and enjoy lively conversation about health, life, friendships, and family. Watch the video here. Learn more[…]


Retired CEO shows prostate cancer who’s boss

Just two months before he retired in 2011, Chip Doordan, then CEO of Anne Arundel Medical Center, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This was not part of the plan for the executive who led AAMC for more than 30 years and who oversaw the hospital’s move from downtown Annapolis to[…]

  1. Jazmin Manlapaz: Glad you are doing well now Chip, take care and keep up with keeping yourself healthy.