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12.27.2016
Local Family Celebrates the Holiday Season with a Tradition of Giving

Children who visited the FMH Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Department this holiday season received an extra special treat thanks to a recent donation from a local family. Brandi Balducci, a longtime employee of Frederick Memorial Hospital, is the ...

12.22.2016
FMH Auxiliary Celebrates 26th Tree of Lights Ceremony

On December 6th the FMH Auxiliary illuminated large evergreen trees on the hospital grounds with beautifully festive lights for the 26th year in a row; in recognition and celebration of the Tree of Lights ceremony. Beginning in 1990, the Tree of ...

12.20.2016
Give the Gift of Relaxation - Yoga at ProMotion Fitness+

Yoga is a combination of poses and postures designed to increase strength and flexibility. Research shows that by participating in a consistent yoga practice, one gains not only increased flexibility, strength, balance, vitality, and energy but also ...

12.08.2016
FMH Center for Diabetes & Nutrition Hosts Seminar Promoting Health Lifestyles for Children

Staff from the FMH Center for Diabetes & Nutrition recently hosted a seminar called Healthy Weigh for Kids - Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Children. This seminar was presented to childcare providers in Frederick County through the Child and ...

11.28.2016
Thank You, Beth! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Beth, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment to ...

11.23.2016
Veteran Recounts History with Military & Lung Cancer

When Eric Wolfe, 73, of Middletown, Md., was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in 2015, many of his friends who live in Texas offered the same advice—“jump in your car and drive to MD Anderson Cancer Center—it’s the only ...

11.22.2016
Thank You to Our Generous Employees!

Frederick Regional Health System is proud to announce that we have not only met our Employee Giving Campaign goal, we’ve exceeded it! More than 200 employees have donated nearly $30,000 as part of our annual Employee Giving Campaign. This ...

11.17.2016
Thank You, Amber! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Amber, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment to ...

11.16.2016
Surviving The Holidays

Join FMH Women's Health Services on December 7 th to learn more about managing stress during this upcoming holiday season. Event Details: Wednesday, December 7 th from 5:30 - 8 p.m. Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick ...

11.14.2016
FMH's Center for Diabetes & Nutrition Services attends FCC Wellness Fair

On Thursday, November 10th, 2016 from 11AM-4PM, Frederick Community College held it's first annual Wellness Fair at the campus' Athletic Center. The Health fair was offered to all FCC employees. The message for the health fair was ...

11.14.2016
Home Instead Senior Care Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Recently, Home Instead Senior Care presented Frederick Memorial Hospital with a $5,000 pledge establishing them as one of the newest members of the FMH Corporate Honor Roll. This contribution will help build the new James M. Stockman Cancer Institute ...

11.09.2016
National Radiologic Technology Week

It’s National Radiologic Technology Week and Frederick Memorial Hospital is celebrating our Radiologic Technologists for the vital service they provide to our community! Each day thousands of people across the country undergo medical procedures ...

10.31.2016
Cancer Treatment - It Takes a Team

On a typical afternoon in October of 2013, Lucy was spending the day doing her usual household chores and inadvertently noticed a lump on the side of her breast. Worried, Lucy called her OBGYN and was ultimately referred to Dr. Susan Bahl at the FMH ...

10.28.2016
'A Survivor Since the Day You Were Diagnosed'

Photo Caption: Becky Baquet (left) is incredibly thankful for radiation technicians like Terry Curcio, a mammographer at FMH Imaging Services. For Becky Baquet, 61, of Libertytown, Md., it’s not her initial diagnosis or lumpectomy she remembers ...

10.24.2016
What's New with the Flu?

Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce episodes of illness, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related ...

10.20.2016
5 Things a Breast Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

Photo Caption: After four years of surgeries, radiation, and chemotherapy, Kathy Iverson (pictured at left) is finally thriving with "no evidence of disease." Kathy Iverson Reflects on Her Personal Journey During Breast Cancer Awareness ...

10.13.2016
Celebrate National Mammography Day

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital and Frederick Regional Health System as we celebrate National Mammography Day on October 21 st ! The very first National Mammography Day was proclaimed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. This day of recognition serves ...

10.04.2016
Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

Early detection is key in the fight against breast cancer, schedule your mammogram today! FMH Imaging Services and the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund are proud sponsors of the Pink Ribbon Fit Fest-Dance Party with a Purpose on October 8th. They are ...

09.28.2016
Thyroid Cancer - Who is at risk?

The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located on the front of the neck near the base of the throat. As part of your body’s endocrine system, the thyroid stores and produces hormones that affect the function of virtually every ...

09.26.2016
Screening and Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 out of 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in men, and the second most common cause of cancer death in men. There has ...

09.16.2016
Grocery Store Tour

On September 1 st, 2016, the Center for Diabetes and Nutrition hosted their first grocery store tour at the Kingsbrook Crossing Giant located on New Design Road. This event was offered as part of the Center’s free diabetes support group, which ...

09.14.2016
FMH Rose Hill Construction Update

Due to the construction project at FMH Rose Hill, the main traffic light entrance into the parking lot from Opposumtown Pike will be closed down for approximately two weeks beginning on Thursday, September 15. All patients, visitors and staff can ...

09.14.2016
Frederick Regional Health System Regional Cancer Therapy Center Second Opinion Clinic Now Open

For patients diagnosed with cancer who have already seen a cancer specialist, the new Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) Second Opinion Clinic offers world-renowned diagnosis and treatment options in Frederick County. Earlier this spring, FRHS ...

09.09.2016
Apple Farro Salad with Chicken

Enjoy this hearty salad featuring seasonal apples, farro, and chicken. INGREDIENTS: 8 oz - Farro Grain, Dry 6 oz - Chicken Breast, Skinless Boneless 1 tsp - Oil, Olive 1/8 tsp - Kosher Salt 1/8 tsp - Ground Black Pepper 5 oz - Cucumbers 4 oz - Granny ...

09.06.2016
Apple and Pear Salad with Almonds and Blue Cheese

Enjoy this delicious, seasonal salad, featuring apples, pears, dried cranberries, and flavorful Blue Cheese Crumbles. INGREDIENTS: 1 each - An Jous Pear, Cored and Sliced 1 each - Fuji Apple, Sliced 1 tsp - Fresh Lemon Juice 1 oz - Red Onion, Sliced ...