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education  and
social services

Mary's Center Blog

Group Care Puts Chronic Disease Patients on the Path to Health

Did you know that 1 in 2 adults in the United States has a chronic disease such as hypertension and diabetes? Even more alarming is the fact that 1 in 4 adults has two or more chronic diseases.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70% of the deaths each year are caused by chronic diseases, and treating patients with chronic diseases accounts for most of America’s  health care costs.

5 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe this 4th of July

Barbecues, family reunions and fireworks. These are some of the fun traditions that make the 4th of July a special time.  But it’s also a time of avoidable accidents, with hundreds of people injured every year.
Mary’s Center internist Dr. Ashley Harris has some tips to make sure your family has a safe and enjoyable holiday.

1. Sip, slip, slap and slop.

Thriving by Partnering: Care Coordination

Partnerships are the single greatest value to our work. By linking up and working with other stakeholders in the community Mary’s Center is able to improve efficiency and sustainability and strengthen our programs, continuing on with our tradition of providing high quality health and social services to those most vulnerable living throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region.

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