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Year after year, health department fails to inspect more than half of assisted living facilities

There are over 1,300 licensed assisted living facilities in Maryland caring for thousands of residents not quite able to care for themselves. But year after year over the past decade the state health department has failed to do annual inspections for a majority of them

Year after year, health department fails to inspect more than half of assisted living facilities

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There are over 1,300 licensed assisted living facilities in Maryland caring for thousands of residents not quite able to care for themselves. But year after year over the past decade the state health department has failed to do annual inspections for a majority of them

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Most are impressed with Mizeur in final TV debate for Dems

UPDATED: 6/3, 11 p.m. Here are some reactions to Monday night’s debate between the Democratic candidates for governor of Maryland. They include the impressions of regular voters, bloggers, reporters

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Depression can impact health and fitness

We have it pretty good in the 21st century in the first world and a lot to be grateful for. Sure, there are gripes and issues, problems and circumstance,

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Prevent heart attacks – unclog your arteries

One of my Facebook friends died from a heart attack last week. Although he was a virtual friend my sadness was real.  We know what causes heart attacks and

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Letter to my teenage self

(Claire (second from left) as a teenager) I've been taking part in the 'Butterfly Club' recently, which is a self -reflection and health group. Some of the questions that are

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Welcome to ‘The Butterfly Club’

No, this isn't a club that looks at butterfly species. This is a club for women who want to instill positive changes in their lives through healthy eating, transformation and

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Audrey’s story part 3: Transitioning to a plant-based diet

(This is the third story in a three-part series on Audrey's story. Please read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.) Audrey Cofer lost 130 pounds by eating “in moderation,” and she kept

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Juicing: Cleansing the body and the mind

Think of a bouncy little golden Labrador puppy, wet nose, bright eyes, wagging tale, shiny coat, a bundle of energy and full of life. Well, that was me - five days

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Laughter as medicine can relieve chronic pain

(Robin Williams plays a doctor in the movie Patch Adams makes a child laugh. Publicity photo) Laughter is an involuntary reflex, when you laugh you are in the moment and

Proposed ban on e-cigarettes in public places draws opposition

By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins Margaret@MarylandReporter.com (Photo by momentimedia on Flickr Creative Commons) Maryland became the latest in a series of states struggling with how to regulate electronic cigarettes this past week when a

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