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Finding Their Inner Courage Children in need still benefit from a nearly 20-year community

When John Ramming imagined a therapy tool for children, he never thought he’d be presenting the idea to 19 specialists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The 35-year Glyndon resident had been fundraising with the Carroll County Knights of Columbus for a Hopkins chaplain who was supporting hospitalized children from the …

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How to Beat the Summer Heat (and Make it Fun!) The heat is uncomfortable for most of us, but with temperatures this high, it can be dangerous, too.

The sun shines brightly.

How to Beat the Summer Heat (and Make it Fun!) With temperatures last weekend climbing into the 90s—and more to come from July 25 to Aug. 6— it’s time to get strategic about how we stay cool. The heat is uncomfortable for most of us, but with temperatures this high, …

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Teens Get Fit for Free at Planet Fitness This Summer Baltimore-area high schoolers can work out for free and win scholarships at Planet Fitness this summer

Planet Fitness is making it easy for teens to get in shape this summer. The “High School Summer Pass” program allows teens to work out at participating Planet Fitness facilities in the Baltimore area. High school students ages 14 to 19 can sign up for their free Summer Pass online. Participants …

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Baltimore Clinics To Give COVID-19 Vaccine To Children Ages 5 To 11 Starting Friday

Children's National Hospital COVID-19 vaccine rollout

      Families seeking COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 are now able to schedule appointments for clinics in Baltimore County offered Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and 6. The Department of Health will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine—newly-approved by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers …

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Finding Their Place on the Mat and in Life Holistic Life Foundation promotes healing and wellness in youth through yoga and mindfulness education

Child on yoga mat

Twenty years ago, Andres Gonzalez set out on a mission to address suffering in the world. With his experience teaching yoga to diverse populations in the Baltimore area and beyond, he began to witness the transformative power that breath work, movement and off-the-mat practice could have in people’s lives. Together …

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Check Up

How healthy are Maryland’s children? Since 1990, the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation has compiled all sorts of data that provide snapshots of the health of children in every state. Each summer, the foundation publishes a KIDS COUNT data book that reports on 16 indicators in the areas of health, …

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