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Md. camp offers ‘extra family’ to kids with parents in criminal system

  • Posted on Feb 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — When a parent goes to prison, it can have a devastating effect on the children. A recent Annie A. Casey Foundation study found that about 82,000 children in Maryland have incarcerated parents. And a camp in Maryland is trying to help give them five days away from everyday life and a sense of

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New technology aims to ease mammography fears

  • Posted on Feb 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — If you’re a woman over 40 dreading your next mammogram, some new technology may put you at ease. “We now have 3D mammography, which is the newest technology out when we talk about mammograms and what this allows us to do is to really see inside of the breast,” said Dr. Regina Hampton,

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Step It Up!

  • Posted on Feb 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — Exercise routines, like walking, have a much better chance of sticking if people do them with family or friends instead of solo. That’s the idea behind the “Step it Up: Family Fitness Club” program from the Prince George’s County Health Department. The program invites residents to walk the county’s scenic parks, tracks and

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