Women Need Connection to Heal

Do you remember when you were a little girl and your friends were your whole life? Do you remember playing Barbie or Polly Pocket,...

Seeking Purpose Living Dreams

“Seek Purpose, Live Dreams”, the four words that came to mind when I decided to go into business for myself back in 2009. Through...

Do I Need a Periodontist?

The truth is over 50% of the population above age 35 has some form of periodontal disease. If you have never had a periodontal evaluation...

Dr. Lorenzo Childress III: Out of the White Coat

Lorenzo Childress III, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who also provides wound care and hyperbaric oxygen treatments at the University of Maryland...

Treating Swallowing Disorders

A swallowing disorder, called dysphagia, is a difficulty or inability to swallow. There are different phases of the swallow. The problem can affect any...

Better Together: Unified, Streamlined OB-GYN Care in Calvert

Women seeking high-quality, comprehensive, and continuous gynecological and obstetrical care in Southern Maryland can fi nd it in Calvert county. From routine health screenings...

Getting through The Holidays with Your Diet Intact

Holidays bring family and friends together to celebrate traditions and spread good cheer. They also bring lots of opportunities for socializing, eating and drinking....

Taking the Long Way Around

That phrase has always struck me as being completely and utterly representative of my life.  Ironic considering I was raised in a strict religious...

Meet the Doctor: Lisa E. Polko, M.D.

"There is no better feeling however, than sharing the joy of a family as they bring a new life into this world. It never...

Spotlight on Breast Cancer Survivor Valerie Calhoun

It was during a yearly mammogram last July when Forestville resident Valerie Calhoun found out she had a tumor.  After fighting breast cancer twice...