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Free Flu Shots, Fall 2012, Scheduled by Atlantic General Hospital

October 7, 2012

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We have seen the future of health care, and it will look a lot like flu shots. Which is pretty cool! Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland, has announced the schedule for its fall 2012 Free Flu Shot Clinics. This year, free flu shots will be available at clinics at the Atlantic General Hospital on […]

St. Jude Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

March 13, 2012

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Leukemia Survivor Leads Boardwalk Fundraiser  By Judy Davis UPDATE, APRIL 20 — THE 2012 BOARDWALK FUNDRAISER COLLECTED MORE THAN $4,500 FOR ST. JUDE HOSPITAL. APRIL 2013 WILL BE THE 10TH ANNUAL ST. JUDE FUNDRAISER ON THE BOARDS. Twenty eight years ago, I was diagnosed with a sudden and serious illness, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). Recently […]

Free Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled

October 13, 2011

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Atlantic General Hospital has scheduled a series of free flu shot clinics this fall, as it does every year when the flu season approaches. The flu shots are available to those age 13 and older. How does Atlantic General do these flu shots for free? We’re not talking about a few shots, we’re talking hundreds. […]

Walk the Boards for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Apr. 9

March 31, 2011

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The eighth annual fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital will be held on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland, on Saturday, April 9, 2011. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in front of the tram station at the south end of the boardwalk. The donation to participate in the walk is $15, and all donations […]

Deadly Heat & Humidity In Maryland

July 23, 2010

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Code Red Heat Alert in Baltimore City for Friday and Saturday. Cooling centers are open in the city. Call 311 for locations. Temperatures 95+ on Friday. 100+ on Saturday.  Highs of 103-106 possible on Saturday. Oppressively high humidity. Heat index temps 95 to 105 on Friday, and up to 110 on Saturday.  That’s right, the […]

Maryland Has Lowest Hospital Prices for Consumers

April 29, 2010

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Why can’t other states be as good as Maryland? I knew Maryland was ahead of other states in health care. After all, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is reputedly the best hospital in the world. And this CNN news report by Elizabeth Cohen reveals surprising facts about hospital profits in Maryland. Did you know that […]

Ask Frank Kratovil to be a Can-Do Congressman

March 16, 2010

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We’re almost to the end of the debate on health insurance reform. It hasn’t been pretty.  It hasn’t been handled well by anyone — House, Senate, Democrats, Republicans, President Barack Obama. President Obama was naive in trusting Congress to act responsibly. Chalk it up to inexperience.  In return for the president’s trust, Congress acted like […]