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How to Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow
Frederick hasn’t seen a big snow storm yet, but winter is officially here and bringing with it frigid temperatures, the possibility of heavy snow, and dangerous ice. While it’s exciting to be outside during a snowfall, it can be hazardous ...
Give the Gift of Life-Donate Blood
Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? Since 1970, January has been recognized as National Blood Donor Month, a time to celebrate all dedicated blood and platelet donors who are committed to ensuring a reliable blood ...
Beating the Winter Blues
As the days get shorter and the evenings grow darker, you may find yourself feeling more tired, cranky, or more unhappy or depressed than usual. If you’re feeling down in the dumps this time of year and can’t quite explain why, ...
New Yoga Classes 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 ...
How to Stay Active This Winter
Baby, it’s cold outside, but that’s no excuse to forget about keeping your body healthy and in shape. While you may want to cuddle up with a good book or sit by the fire, you should also make sure you’re getting enough physical ...
5 Healthy Holiday Food Swaps that Don't Sacrifice Taste
‘Tis the season…to eat. No matter what holidays you celebrate, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll consume lots of delicious food over the next month. While these foods may taste amazing, you should still be mindful of what ...
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 ...
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