Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tips for Having a Happy (and Healthy!) Halloween

Toothy jack-o-lantern grins flicker on porch steps. Witches cackle as they ride off into the night on their enchanted broomsticks. But the scariest token of Halloween is the candy acquired through trick-or-treating. On its own, candy isn’t all that bad. In fact, the occasional piece may even be beneficial to your health. But as many…
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Dana Silver, M.D., Honored as Pediatrician of the Year by MDAAP

Dana Silver, M.D., a pediatrician at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai, has been honored as the Pediatrician of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MDAAP). She was selected for this prestigious distinction as a result of her ongoing leadership involving the health of children and…
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Get Movin’ to Good Health at Northwest Hospital

Who knew that getting healthy could feel like a party? The Movin' to Good Health event at Northwest Hospital combines good times with great health by offering chances to get your groove on and get the opinions of our experts.  Come to Northwest Hospital from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to partake in a number…
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Health Awareness Observances for the Month of October

Did you know that lung disease is the number three killer of people in the United States? Or that three out of four Americans know someone who is a victim of domestic violence? You can learn more about these statistics by celebrating the following health observances in the month of October: National Breast Cancer Awareness…
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