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09.14.2017
Women's Health Event - I Only Leak When I Laugh

Join FMH Women’s Health Services for I Only Leak When I Laugh, a free seminar about female pelvic health concerns. Women’s Center at Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Registration – 6 p.m. Presentations / Q&A - ...

09.06.2017
Thank you, Chassity, Kathy, and Shanda! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winners.

Congratulations to Chassity, Kathy, and Shanda, recipients of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and their concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, ...

09.06.2017
Thank you, Shaina! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

Congratulations to Shaina, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Shaina’s concern for her patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate her ...

09.06.2017
Thank You, Dottie! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Dottie, 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 ...

09.06.2017
Thank You, Lisa! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Lisa, 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 ...

09.05.2017
Lunchbox 101: School Lunches that Pack a Punch (of Nutrition)

As your family launches into a new school year, there’s a new task to consider: packing lunch. The ingredients in your child’s lunchbox can help determine their success in the classroom. Starting the school day with a healthy breakfast ...

08.31.2017
Opening Reception - Beauty Land & Water at the Women's Center Art Exhibit

Join us for the opening reception of Beauty Land & Water at the Women’s Center Art Exhibit. Women’s Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Exhibit Run: September 11, 2017 - January 5, 2018 Opening ...

08.29.2017
5 Tips to Reset Your Child's Sleep Schedule

For many families, summer brings more flexible schedules that are often woven around picnics, ball games, vacations, and other fun activities. Traveling, staying up late, and getting out of the “school routine” means bedtimes and wake-up ...

08.29.2017
6 Tips for a Healthy, Happy School Year

The days are getting shorter, there’s a slight chill in the air, and soon the school buses will be out in full force as the kids make their way back to the classroom. Whether your child is starting their first year of school or they’re ...

08.18.2017
Viewing Safety for the Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, over 300 million people in the United States may be able to watch a total solar eclipse. If you’re interested in checking out this solar event, we want to make sure you do so safely. Staring directly at the Sun without eye ...

08.17.2017
Protect Your Vision At Any Age

Did you know that August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month? The school year is right around the corner, which means that back-to-school prep is in full swing—is eye health and safety on your checklist? Each year as children grow, ...

08.17.2017
Tips for Safe and Happy Swimming

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time for trips to the beach and afternoons spent outside by the pool. There’s nothing like getting away for a warm and sunny vacation this time of year, but with that comes the need to practice ...

08.14.2017
Keep Your Summer Free From Insect Bites

This time of year, it’s hard to avoid pesky insect bites. Whether you’re going for a hike in the woods or relaxing in your own backyard, mosquitoes and ticks are everywhere. While your kids are having fun playing outdoors for all hours of ...

08.03.2017
Never Leave Your Child Unattended in a Hot Vehicle

Since 1998, 726 children have died of heatstroke after being left in vehicles in the US alone. There have been 29 deaths so far in 2017. All of these deaths could have been avoided. While some parents may leave their child in a locked car ...

08.01.2017
Sunscreen 101

Despite skin cancer being more prevalent than ever, many of us forget to make skin care a priority. With summer in full swing, it is important to protect our skin during this time of year. Putting on sunscreen is one of the easiest things you can do ...

07.11.2017
Protect the Skin You're In

It’s the middle of the summer, and you’re getting ready to head to the beach for a long weekend of hanging out by the ocean and soaking in some summer sun. There’s nothing like the feeling of the sun on your face while reading a ...

07.05.2017
Ceresville Mansion Donates $10,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; Tom Heilman, Owner & Executive Chef, Ceresville Mansion; Phil Hoagland, President & Owner, Ceresville Mansion; and Robin Rose, Vice President ...

06.30.2017
7 Tips For Hosting a Healthy Summer Barbecue

When someone mentions BBQ, what comes to mind? Hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue chicken, and corn on the cob, right? Everyone loves to spend some time firing up the grill around friends and family this time of year, but not everyone loves what the ...

06.27.2017
Tips for a Fun and Safe Fourth of July

There’s something special about the Fourth of July. It’s a celebration of patriotism, summer, and a perfect excuse to enjoy some delicious BBQ while spending time with family and friends. Of course, we can’t forget the fireworks. ...

06.26.2017
RRT-QC Nurses: Expert Clinical Collaborators and Quality Champions

Rapid Response-Quality Champion (RRT-QC) nurses are expert critical care nurses who serve all of Frederick Memorial Hospital in two distinct areas: responding to clinical emergencies and assuring compliance with quality measures. Rapid Response ...

06.23.2017
Richard Witthaus: Fighting Back from Heart Attack

At 48 years old, Richard Witthaus knew that he’d put on some weight but, other than that, he considered himself fairly healthy. He didn’t smoke, enjoyed the vigorous pursuit of bow hunting, worked hard, and enjoyed life. One evening, ...

06.22.2017
Intensive Care at FMH: A Beacon of Excellence

Some members of Frederick Memorial Hospital’s award-winning Intensive Care Unit team from L-R: Sarah Sowers, Laura Jackson, Lisa Spencer-Smith, Pat Sprankle, Sue Archer, Leslie Stine, Cheryl Cioffi, and Jennifer Kramer. Frederick Memorial ...

06.21.2017
The Ultimate Heart Break

Seven days after giving birth to her daughter Faith, Mary Mitchell and her husband Ryan were having a late dinner at their Ijamsville home. With their older daughter Grace spending the night at a friend’s house, the Mitchells were anticipating ...

06.17.2017
Alzheimer's Research Aimed at Early Detection

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that by 2030 the number of Frederick County residents with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to increase by 48%. According to Cathy Hanson, Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association’s ...

06.13.2017
5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

Ah, childhood summers—where the days never seemed to end and we’d spend them playing outside with our friends from sunup to sundown. Although our parents may have urged us to stay hydrated, chances are we weren’t too concerned about ...