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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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