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How to Maintain Flexibilty for Longterm Health


Health with the Associated

Keeping our bodies fit is crucial as we get older as it can prevent illness, may play a role in injury prevention and help us stay healthy longer. And, making sure we stay limber and flexible is a vital part of keeping our bodies fit.

“Flexibility is important for older adults,” explains Niki Barr, fitness and wellness director of the Edward A. Myerberg Center. “It helps with overall mobility.”

Reach Your Health and Fitness Goals With Training House


There’s a new gym in town. Yes, another one. But this one feels different. And that’s precisely their intention.

Unlike many gyms, where you walk in and see row upon row of cardio equipment, oversized TVs hanging from the ceilings and exercisers plugged into their own earbuds while pedaling or pushing their way through a workout, the first thing you notice when you enter Training House are a couple of big white boards filled with hand-written instructions, the kind a coach uses to explain that day’s workout. (That’s exactly what they are.) You won’t find any TVs or outlets for earplugs. Even the purpose for belonging to Training House is unique among gym-goers.

Kaiser Permanente Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum: Free Admission & Total Health on Saturday, October 27


Kaiser Permanente Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Kaiser Permanente and the historic Reginald F. Lewis Museum are working in partnership for a brighter Baltimore to achieve our shared vision of Total Health for the Mind, Body, and Sprit.

Kaiser Permanente Day at the Museum will offer free admission for ALL attendees, so come out and join us on Saturday October 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Second Annual In Good Health Wellness Expo and Holiday Market – November 17


The Integrative Health In Good Health ExpoStart your holiday season with a side of wellness! The In Good Health Wellness Expo & Holiday Market comes to Baltimore on November 17, 2018, just in time to help you with your health and wellness goals ahead of the holiday season, while also providing an opportunity to shop for local, natural, and handmade gifts.

Add laughter to your life for balance and health


laughter imageAs we enter the fall season, ask yourself, how balanced are you? Or not? There are a few shifts you can make on a daily basis that will make a difference in your health.

Julius, Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Giraffe, Passes Away

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

After a monthlong fight, staff at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore bid goodbye to Julius this weekend.

Julius the Baby Giraffe, Struggling with His Health, Undergoing ‘Major Procedure’

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The updates keep on coming for Julius, but this one is serious.

The Maryland Zoo’s Baby Giraffe Got Another Plasma Transfusion, Now Back in Intensive Care

Photo courtesy of Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore’s youngest giraffe is back in intensive medical care after an alarming change in his blood work.

House Speaker Michael Busch Undergoes Liver Transplant

Busch filing for re-election in May. Photo via Speaker Michael Busch/Twitter

Four-term Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch got a new liver last night in an operation that will hopefully resolve the longtime state lawmaker’s ongoing health problems.

‘I’ll Have A Burger, Fries and a Large Fluorinated Chemical, Please’

Is “food-non-stickage” worth the health issues?

A bunch of smart scientists sampled 400 fast food wrappers and boxes and found that many of the big fast food chains have used unhealthy fluorinated chemicals in their packaging. The group published its findings in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Their conclusion helps to explain how we all have “fluorinated chemicals” in our blood.