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A Guide to Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Every year, more people die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. The ...
Don't Let Your Bladder Be the One In Charge
Urinary incontinence and pelvic discomfort can be an embarrassing and difficult health problem for women. At least 25% of American women report urinary leakage or pelvic discomfort, according to the National Association for Continence. These issues ...
Emergency Response Drill
Frederick Memorial Hospital, the Health Department, and local emergency responders are working together to conduct our annual full-scale Ebola Team exercise on November 14. The drill will begin at FMH Crestwood at approximately 8 a.m. You may see ...
2017 Auxiliary Junior Volunteer Awards
On October 24, the Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary honored their Junior Volunteers with awards and recognition for their dedicated service. The Junior Volunteer program began in May 1967 with 9 “Candy Stripers.” Currently, the ...
Take Control of Stress and Live a Healthier Life
It’s that time of year again where the air turns crisp, the sun disappears quickly, and the added stress of the holidays can start to loom over us. November 1 is National Stress Awareness Day, and it’s a great time to educate yourself on ...
Continuing the Conversation - Dusk Event
On November 2, Hospice of Frederick County and Maryland Ensemble Theater (MET) will present a special production of the thought-provoking play Dusk at Hood College. According to Hospice’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran, the production ...
Write It Down
Did you know that 90% of people say that talking about end-of-life care with their loved ones is important, yet only 27% have actually had that conversation? Or that 80% of people say that talking to their doctor about the care they want if they ...
"I wish I could take you with me to the grocery store!"
Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) dietitian Emily Spear provides nutritional consultations to patients who have recently left the hospital following treatment for conditions such as diabetes or a heart attack. Making healthier food choices goes a ...
Thank you, Renee! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.
Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Renee’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate a commitment to safety at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Thank you for all that you ...
National Radiologic Technology Week 2017
Frederick Regional Health System is celebrating National Rad Tech week and we’d like to thank our Radiologic Technologists for the vital service they provide to our community! On any given day, thousands of people across the country undergo ...
Make Grocery Shopping Work for You
Have you ever found yourself wandering the aisles of the grocery store trying to make healthy choices only to find that some products that claim to be “healthy” contain high amounts of sodium, sugar, trans fats or saturated fats? The ...
It's National Mammography Day-Schedule Your Mammogram Today!
On Oct. 20, join Frederick Regional Health System as we celebrate National Mammography Day—a day to remind all women that the best defense in the fight against breast cancer is early detection. Mammogram screening is an important step in taking ...
Safety Tips for a Ghoulishly-Great Halloween
Candy, costumes, and cheer—Halloween is always a fun time for children. But, for parents, it can become a real nightmare if your child gets hurt or sick on the trick-or-treating trail. Whether you’re trick-or-treating with your child or ...
Breast Cancer in Men
Many people relate October to the color pink, representing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Typically, women are highlighted in breast cancer awareness initiatives, but did you know that men can get breast cancer, too? Even though men don’t have ...
Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection, Treatment, and Support.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand how it happens and what steps should be taken. Even if you are cancer-free, it’s vital to know how to monitor your breast health and what lifestyle ...
Thank you, Cheryl! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner
Thank you, Cheryl, for your outstanding efforts to ensure patient safety. While you make a difference every day, you’ve been specifically recognized for your hard work and dedication to our mission of providing superb quality and superb ...
2017 Pink Ribbon Events
To promote breast cancer awareness and gain support for Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) has planned a series of events for the community during October. Sadie Wolf, FMH senior ...
When Kids Should Take a Sick Day
It isn’t long after students begin their first day of school that cold and flu season begins. The average American child has six to eight colds a year, and this causes more missed school days than any other illness. Thousands of children ...