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50 Levindale Geriatric Center Employees Take On The Ice Bucket Challenge

There are some staggering numbers on the amount of money raised by all those folks pouring ice water over their heads here in Baltimore and across the country.

08/22/2014

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Senate Passes Food Allergies Awareness Bill

County governments may soon have authority to make restaurants accommodate customers with food allergies.

03/17/2014

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2 Prince George’s Theaters To Air HIV Awareness Ads

Two movie theaters in Prince George’s County are airing public service announcements aimed at promoting safe sexual behavior.

10/19/2013

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Teachers Give New Meaning To Purple Fridays At Baltimore County School

The passion of Purple Friday at one Baltimore County school has become a teaching tool for school leaders.

10/04/2013

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Marylanders Urged To Pitch In And ‘Reclaim The Bay’

Everything takes a starting point and this last day of January makes the first day of the “Reclaim the Bay” campaign.

01/31/2013

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Fundraiser Attendees To Dine In The Dark To Better Understand Blindness

It’s something most of us take for granted: our eyesight. But imagine losing it and then trying to navigate in this world.

06/14/2012

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Metro Launches Sexual Harassment Awareness Effort

Metro is launching a public awareness campaign to encourage sexual harassment victims to file reports with the police.

04/03/2012

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Athletes Teach Students About HIV Through Project

In a classroom at Walker Jones Educational Center, four Howard track athletes, a George Washington soccer player and a former all-American sprinter from Georgetown push tiny desks and chairs against the walls to create a playground for the afternoon’s game. It’s called HIV Attacks!

12/25/2011

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Group Tries To Make A Difference On World AIDS Day At Coppin State

In the 30 years since AIDS and HIV was diagnosed in America, Baltimore and Maryland have seen their rates of new infections climb to be among the worst in the nation.

12/01/2011

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Construction Workers Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Construction workers at Poole and Kent don pink hard hats as they work on the two new women’s care towers at Johns Hopkins.

10/12/2011

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Annual Run/Walk Raises Awareness About Prostate Cancer

It’s an event that saves lives. This weekend marks the 5th annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge.

09/23/2011

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September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Learn about free testing in your area.

08/29/2011

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