WMHS to Hold Health Fair PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Michelle Walker, Allegany County United Way Public Relations   
Saturday, 26 March 2011 09:43
Discover more about your health at the WMHS Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.   New this year are presentations by medical experts on back care, cardiac health, diabetes, lung cancer, radiation oncology, and emergency care.  Two free presentations start every hour beginning at 9 a.m. in the auditorium.   There will be a variety of free screenings-or choose the lipid panel with glucose screening for only $10.  You will have your results in about an hour and can talk with a health provider about your results.    Other activities include cooking demonstrations, displays and things for kids to do.   Visit wmhs.com for more information!
Urology Associates Offers Sexual Health for Women Clinic PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Submitted by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:31

According to the Journal of Sexual Medicine, more than 40% of American women identify with a sexual problem sometime throughout their lives. Urology Associates, 12234 Williams Road, Cumberland is one of only 44 sexual awareness providers in the United States and one of 16 centers that offers an integrated and comprehensive approach for the diagnosis and treatment of female sexual problems.


Heading the Sexual Health for Women Clinic at Urology Associates is Audra Houser. Although Nurse Practitioner Audra Houser, CRNP is certified in Family Practice, she has pursued further education and training in the field of female sexuality. “I felt that female sexuality has been essentially ignored in medicine. Sexual problems are not only extremely common, they are very ...

FSU's Activities for Life Offers Infant/Preschool , Youth Swimming PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:07
Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer an infant/preschool swimming class for children ages 3 to 36 months and a youth swimming class for children ages 4 to 13 years Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 28 through March 16, in the Cordts Physical Education Center. The infant/preschool class will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and the youth class will be from 6 to 6:50 p.m.

The infant/preschool class requires parents to be in the water with their children. Parents and children will participate in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun and becoming comfortable in, on and around the water.

Youth swimming instruction is separated into skill levels based on the child's swimming ability when enrolling in the class.

Advances registration is required. ...
Carver Community Center Annual Community Health Fair PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Michelle Walker, Allegany County United Way Public Relations   
Saturday, 19 February 2011 10:40

It's that time of here at the Carver Community Center Inc. we are once again planning the Annual Community Health Fair with the Allegany County Health Department.

This year's event will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Country Club Mall in LaVale, from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m.  With the theme of "Celebrating Minorities in Health and Wellness".  Featuring over 40 different displays on health and wellness with screenings for the whole family from ages 1 to 100. Including blood pressures, bmi, childhood vision and hearing, and respiratory functions to name just a few  So come on out and March with is in "Celebrating Minorities in Health and Wellness"  We will also again be showcasing the local musical and dance troupes to be named so stay tuned for more information....

Vegan Chocolate-Chip Banana Bread PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Julie Hartman   
Friday, 18 February 2011 07:28
Chocolate-Chip Banana Bread

Warning: this banana bread is so good, especially warm out of the oven, that you will want to eat the entire thing. Therefore, I strongly suggest you invite friends over to share. It may be vegan and therefore "healthier", but ya still gotta exercise a little restraint!

2 or 3 very ripe bananas
2 Tbs. ground flaxseed
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbs molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (more or less depending on your taste)

1. Preheat the oven to 350F and lightly grease a 9 x 5 loaf pan
2. In large bowl mash the bananas really well with a fork. Add the sugar, flaxseed, oil, and molasses and stir to incorporate.
3. Sift in ...

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