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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 - ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...