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Tavel to Charleston With a Little Help from Apps

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I recently traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, to visit my dad with my daughter, Lindsay, who joined me from her current home base of New York City. Over the last couple of years, I’ve visited there several times and am truly in love with “Chucktown.” Every March/April issue, we focus on updates in mHealth. While planning the mHealth update for this issue […]

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Chesapeake Culture, Chesapeake Life

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Starting at Havre de Grace, Md., where the Susquehanna River empties its fresh water into the Chesapeake Bay, waters flow 200 miles south to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. This is the Chesapeake, a region that’s supported indigenous people, colonizing Europeans, thinkers and leaders who have changed the course of human history […]

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Maryland’s Beer Industry Tradition, Science & Craft

After my adventures exploring the state of Maryland’s wineries, I started to think about our craft beer industry. Is it as robust as the wineries I visited? How do our local beers stack up against other states’ products? After attending a couple of Octoberfests and renowned beer-lovers’ bars, I found that in the great state of Maryland […]

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Maryland Wine Country: A Blend of Scenery and Tastes

I’ve called home for over 30 years, and in that time I’ve been regularly amazed at the history, natural beauty and destination this great state keeps showing me. Most recently, I wanted to develop my wine palate and knowledge. I also needed some easy, outdoor-focused day trips. […]

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Dr. Beans: The Forgotten Man in the Star-Spangled Banner Story

The Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland (MedChi) was founded in 1799, just years after the birth of our country. Many of MedChi’s early members fought in the American Revolution, and were prepared to fight again in the War of 1812 – and in the Battles of North Point and Baltimore, which took place in September of 1814. […]

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A Getaway for Golf

The stereotype of the physician-golfer teeing it up at a posh country club several afternoons every week has certainly died hard. Truth is, many time-starved physicians wish they could make room in their schedules to play and practice […]

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Asheville, North Carolina

As someone who is typically drawn to active vacation destinations focused on beach or outdoor sports, Asheville, North Carolina, was not on my radar as a potential vacation spot. However, I’d heard so many great things about it so I followed my inclination to jump at new opportunities for adventure […]

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Setting Sail Straight Out of Charm City

Sometimes the process of getting away to a place that is warm, sunny and tropical starts with the “hustle and bustle” of navigating through a busy airport, or two or three, depending on the flight itinerary that will get you to your final destination. Other times, getting to that sweet spot in the sand […]

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Sites to See and Explore Across Brandywine Valley

Nestled within the rolling hills of Chester County, Pa., Brandywine Valley has made its mark on the map with its unique combination of art, history, heritage and some of the most impressive displays of horticulture to be found in the United States. Located just an hour west of Philadelphia, “the Brandywine” is easy to get to […]

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Rock Hall: Capturing the Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay

As the weather begins to cool and the fall foliage begins to paint communities across Maryland in shades of orange, red and brown, the town of Rock Hall braces with excitement for its biggest event of the year. Thousands of tourists flock to the small waterfront community in Kent County to take part in “FallFest,”
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