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Grasonville Blood Drive to Help Boost Blood Supply at Local Hospitals

Blood Bank of Delmarva is hosting a community blood drive in Grasonville on Wednesday, February 2 from 1pm - 6pm at the Immanuel United Methodist Church (102 Schoolhouse Lane).

Center for Integrative Medicine Offers Reiki Training

Shore Health System’s Center for Integrative Medicine is offering a Reiki I training class on Saturday, February 12. The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 607 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite B, in Easton.

Center for Integrative Medicine Offers Reiki Training

Shore Health System’s Center for Integrative Medicine is offering a Reiki I training class on Saturday, February 12. The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 607 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite B, in Easton.

The Paw-fect Holiday for Pets

Seasonal tips for pet parents (Family Features) This holiday season, share seasonal celebrations and traditions with the entire family, including four-legged family members. According to a national pet retail store survey, 72 percent of pet parents include their pet in holiday festivities.

AAMC Community Health Center

We previewed it in our January issue of What’s Up? Annapolis, and now the new AAMC Community Health Center is ready to start taking appointments from patients in anticipation of its opening on Wednesday, Jan. 19. The center is located at 1419 Forest Drive, Suite 100, Annapolis, Md., across from Clock Tower Place. Call 440-990-0050 to schedule an appointment.

The Autism Puzzle

Many sources put the figure at one in 150 births. Several recent surveys, however, put the number closer to one in 100 in America. The National Autism Association of Maryland-Eastern Shore says in our state it’s one in 142. Nearly four times as many boys as girls develop autism. Many experts believe the increase in cases in the past 20 years is due more to improved awareness, changes in diagnostic criteria, and availability of services than to the epidemic that some suggest. Arriving at a consensus regarding the true number of cases of autism in the U.S. is only the beginning of this confusing and controversial maze.

An Autism Update

In January 2010, we published a feature entitled “The Autism Puzzle: Why won’t the pieces fit?” in both of our print editions. A year later, a few elements of the puzzle, at least some corner pieces, are starting to be identified.

Little Fish Gets Big Helping Hand

Brook trout named an indicator for restoration of Mid-Atlantic streams

Penn State project's goal is for pollution-free dairy farms

What if scientists could create a farm that hardly produced any pollution?

Take Refuge Among the Wildlife

The Chesapeake Bay watershed's 64,000-square miles encompass more than 16 million people who live and work in the region. This translates into a lot of roads, parking lots, malls, schools, houses and office buildings. In this increasingly concrete world, there is a need for wild places where one can explore and discover nature. These places also help us to calm our unusually busy agendas and reflect on our lives.

 

 

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