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American Craft Council Postpones Baltimore Marketplace The flagship event will feature more than 350 contemporary craft artists

American Craft Council marketplace 2020

  American Craft Council’s American Craft Made marketplace, originally scheduled for this February, will now be coming the Baltimore Convention Center from May 20-22. The online marketplace will be available May 16-29 at shop.craftcouncil.org. The national nonprofit made the decision to postpone its flagship event in light of ongoing challenges …

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Weddings Amid the Pandemic

A wedding marks the beginning of a couple’s new life together, one in which both individuals commit themselves to supporting one another through all circumstances. Last year’s coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic tested the mettle of couples’ creativity, resiliency and adaptability. While some decided to postpone their weddings to 2021, others decided …

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Adjusting to Telehealth in the Age of COVID Pandemic Presents Telemedicine Benefits and Challenges for Individual Battling MLD

Adjusting to Telehealth in the age of COVID

As COVID-19 emerged on the public health scene, patients and providers suddenly had to switch from traditional in-person appointments to telehealth. Now, having spent months adjusting to telehealth, many are welcoming the change. In 2014, Greg Bennett, now 24, was diagnosed with metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), a rare genetic neurological disease …

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2Betties Donates Snack Rounds During COVID-19 Pandemic Mother-daughter duo nourishes children and health-care workers with healthy, real-ingredient treats

2Betties Snacks

When the mother-and-daughter team of Nancy Becker, 60, and Bridget Greaney, 26, launched 2Betties in 2018, the Baltimore-based snack company exclusively sold its nutritious doughnut-shaped “rounds” online. Fans of the rounds—which don’t contain grains, peanuts, dairy or added sugars—can now find them in local supermarkets, such as Eddie’s and Graul’s …

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How to Fight Caregiver Fatigue

American Red Cross volunteer Lynn Hottle has seen many families in crisis after disasters. But the 2020 coronavirus pandemic is “so new, so different and so prolonged,” she says. Hottle is the regional lead for disaster mental health services with the organization’s National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region. She also …

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