Category Archives: Health

Breast Cancer Warrior: Still Cruisin’ Sea and Sky

By Kymberly Taylor

"If you have cancer, eat what you want to eat! The thing you want to keep running right is this thing up here, your head ...”
Super Saber, Dagger, Starfighter, Thunder Chief, Voodoo—these are the names of fighting jets familiar to Michael E. “Mike” Ashford, a nuclear war plane Air Force veteran, former commercial airline pilot, long-time Annapolitan and owner of the renowned McGarvey’s Saloon & Oyster Bar in Annapolis. Ashford knows Annapolis and its.

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Becoming Whole Again

Tough Questions about Reconstruction after Breast Cancer

By Dr. Emily Clarke-Pearson and Dr. Kelly Sullivan

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One Out of Eight Women Are Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and can lead to fear, confusion and feelings of despair. Sadly, because approximately one out of every eight women gets breast cancer, most of us have at least one friend.


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Unscrambling The Egg Debate: The Egg and Heart Health

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Unscrambling The Egg Debate The Egg and Heart Health

By Lisa A. Davis

When choosing nutritious foods, eggs are a veritable gold mine. They are loaded with hard-to-obtain vitamins and minerals and rich in protein. But for decades, eggs were deemed unhealthy. In fact, they developed such a bad reputation that some people chose not to eat them. The medical community was concerned about their high cholesterol content,.


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Taking Stock of Bone Broth

Taking Stock of Bone Broth

By Christina Bradshaw Bone broth is everywhere these days and claims abound about its ability to heal creaking joints, brighten dull skin, and boost energy. But what is it really? It’s a time-tested cooking staple, says Kaayla T. Daniel, a nutritionist and co-author of Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World. “It’s a traditional food in every culture around the world,” notes Daniel. “If it’s a fad, it’s the longest.

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Get Smart: Super Protein May Slow Dementia

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Super Protein May Slow Dementia

By Kymberly Taylor   Doctors still do not know how to care for the brain, especially when dementia sets in. Help may be on the way. A study published in the January 2016 issue of Neurology suggests that a powerful protein in brain tissue may slow dementia and protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). What’s more, the protein, called brain-derived.

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Flat Abs After 50? Yes!

Flat Abs After 50?

Yes!

By Cindy Huang   Metabolism slows and joints wear down with age, making it easier to gain weight and harder to lose it. But that doesn’t mean flat abs are out. In fact, Dale Barr, certified trainer and owner of d3 Fitness in Annapolis, says that “chances are you may have strong abs but they’re covered by a layer of fat.” To have visible abs one would most likely need their body fat to.

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