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Fresh Juice Gets Makeover for New Year

Fresh Juice Gets Makeover for New Year

 

The following information was sent to us by Deborah Knuckey:

Washington-area residents can freshen up their new year’s resolutions by adding one resolution they’ll actually want to keep: drink fresh-pressed, nutritious, and delicious organic fruit and vegetable juices.

Purée Artisan Juice Bar™ opened its first stylish, modern juice bar yesterday, just in time to help locals start off 2012 in a healthy way. The area’s first 100% organic juice bar will offer healthy juices, blended and custom drinks, along with individual and group juice fasts, for those who want to kick start their 2012 health goals.

Holiday Candle Safety

Holiday Candle Safety

The Holidays are here and candles are in demand. See, hear and/or read a quick presentation on Candle Safety below.



 

Home for the Holidays- Tips on How to Recognize if Your Older Loved Ones Need Help

Home for the Holidays- Tips on How to Recognize if Your Older Loved Ones Need Help

The following information was sent to us by Carmen Artiga-Birdsall:

 

Home for the Holidays?

Use your visit to tell if a loved one needs help to stay at home safely.

Free HIV Testing in Observance of World AIDS Day

Free HIV Testing in Observance of World AIDS Day

 

The following information was sent to us by Mary Anderson:

The first World AIDS Day was observed December 1, 1988 by the World Health Organization and the United Nations.

Today, Montgomery County officials are marking World AIDS Day, with a reminder to residents that there are nearly 3,000 individuals living with HIV/AIDS in the community and that efforts continue to focus on the prevention of new cases. In 2009, there were 150 new cases of HIV in Montgomery County.

“While there have been many advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS, we need to focus on making sure that we prevent new cases,” said County Health Officer Dr. Ulder J. Tillman.

Silver Spring Law Firm Wins $4M Negligence Verdict For North Dakota Plaintiff

 

Silver Spring Law Firm Wins $4M Negligence Verdict For North Dakota Plaintiff

Jury Finds Midwife Fails to Deliver Baby in Timely Manner, Causing Brain Damage and Mental Retardation

A Burleigh County jury in Bismarck, North Dakota rendered a verdict in favor of a minor plaintiff for $4 Million against a Certified Nurse Midwife. The jury deliberated for more than ten hours before reaching its verdict, which was rendered Friday evening, November 18. 

Leggett to Voice Strong Support for Relocating Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak

Leggett to Voice Strong Support for Relocating Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak

The following information was sent to us by Kristina Ellis:

 

 

County Executive Isiah Leggett will cite major job and economic benefits that project provides to East County