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05.16.2017
Help Save a Life During American Stroke Awareness Month

Each year, millions of people are impacted by strokes, whether they or someone close to them has suffered one. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in America, with someone passing away as a result of a stroke every four minutes and someone ...

05.16.2017
National High Blood Pressure Education Month Aims to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Chances are you’ve been too busy, don’t remember, or maybe you’re even avoiding it. Frederick Memorial Hospital is proud to participate in National High Blood Pressure ...

05.12.2017
National Women's Health Week Aims to Make Health a Priority for All Women

We all want to be healthy, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, or it might even feel like it’s too late. This month, from May 14 to May 20, Frederick Regional Health System is proud to support National Women’s Health ...

05.11.2017
A path to a healthier you starts here! - Medical Weight Loss Options

Join the FMH Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Services to learn more about their three different weight loss options: Upcoming Sessions: Saturday May 13, 10:30-11:30a.m. Thursday May 25, 5-6p.m. Thursday June 22, 5-6p.m. Thursday July 27, 5-6p.m. ...

05.04.2017
Life's Inspirations - Opening Reception at FMH Crestwood Women's Center Art Gallery

Join us for the opening reception of Life’s Inspirations at the Women’s Center Art Exhibit! Women’s Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Exhibit Run: May 8-September 8, 2017 Opening Reception: ...

04.19.2017
5 Reasons to Practice Prenatal Yoga

Research shows that the practice of yoga increases strength, flexibility, balance, vitality, energy, and improves overall physical and mental awareness. Research also shows a decrease in blood pressure, blood sugar, heart rate, and overall injury ...

04.05.2017
Yoga Myth Busters

For a beginner, the idea of starting a yoga practice can be overwhelming. Sometimes the idea of the unknown can keep someone from jumping in and starting something new and exciting. Don’t let common myths about yoga stop you from experiencing ...

02.22.2017
Cervical and Ovarian Health Awareness-Diagnosis and Treatment for Gynecological Cancers

Gynecological cancers are some of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women. On Wednesday, March 1, Frederick Regional Health System will host a special Cervical and Ovarian Health Awareness seminar. This free community event will feature ...

11.16.2016
Surviving The Holidays

Join FMH Women's Health Services on December 7 th to learn more about managing stress during this upcoming holiday season. Event Details: Wednesday, December 7 th from 5:30 - 8 p.m. Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick ...

10.20.2016
5 Things a Breast Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

Photo Caption: After four years of surgeries, radiation, and chemotherapy, Kathy Iverson (pictured at left) is finally thriving with "no evidence of disease." Kathy Iverson Reflects on Her Personal Journey During Breast Cancer Awareness ...

10.13.2016
Celebrate National Mammography Day

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital and Frederick Regional Health System as we celebrate National Mammography Day on October 21 st ! The very first National Mammography Day was proclaimed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. This day of recognition serves ...

10.04.2016
Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

Early detection is key in the fight against breast cancer, schedule your mammogram today! FMH Imaging Services and the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund are proud sponsors of the Pink Ribbon Fit Fest-Dance Party with a Purpose on October 8th. They are ...

09.28.2016
Thyroid Cancer - Who is at risk?

The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located on the front of the neck near the base of the throat. As part of your body’s endocrine system, the thyroid stores and produces hormones that affect the function of virtually every ...

09.09.2016
Apple Farro Salad with Chicken

Enjoy this hearty salad featuring seasonal apples, farro, and chicken. INGREDIENTS: 8 oz - Farro Grain, Dry 6 oz - Chicken Breast, Skinless Boneless 1 tsp - Oil, Olive 1/8 tsp - Kosher Salt 1/8 tsp - Ground Black Pepper 5 oz - Cucumbers 4 oz - Granny ...

09.06.2016
Apple and Pear Salad with Almonds and Blue Cheese

Enjoy this delicious, seasonal salad, featuring apples, pears, dried cranberries, and flavorful Blue Cheese Crumbles. INGREDIENTS: 1 each - An Jous Pear, Cored and Sliced 1 each - Fuji Apple, Sliced 1 tsp - Fresh Lemon Juice 1 oz - Red Onion, Sliced ...

09.06.2016
Uncomfortable Conversations - Important gynecological conditions that aren't easy to discuss

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services, on Wednesday September 28 th from 5:30 to 8 p.m, for a women’s health seminar focusing on important gynecological conditions that aren’t easy to discuss; including, ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Forward Fold

Forward Fold is a traditional pose that helps to stretch the hamstrings (back of the legs), lower back, and releases tension from the upper back and neck. The traditional way to practice this pose is to stand, grounding both feet into the earth, and ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog is a traditional posture practiced in most, if not all, yoga classes. The theory of this posture is to create an “A” shape with your body; rooting the hands and feet into the ground, while shifting your hips up and ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Tree Pose

Tree pose is a traditional balancing pose that is one of the first poses people think of when it comes to yoga. It helps to strengthen your leg muscles and your core as it utilizes your stabilizing muscles in order to maintain balance. This pose was ...

08.18.2016
The Art of Yoga - Pigeon Pose

To reap the amazing and vast benefits of yoga, you don’t have to twist yourself into a pretzel or stand on your head. The art of yoga is a practice, and it is truly what you make it. Allow yoga to essentially meet you where you are in life. ...

07.25.2016
New Level of Care for the Tiniest Patients at Frederick Memorial Hospital

Since 1998, FMH has partnered with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to provide care to premature and critically ill infants through our Billy Miller Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Recently, our program earned accreditation as a Level ...

06.23.2016
Angel's Story - FMH NICU Graduate

Angel Baron and her 13-year-old brother Kaden, who also received care in the FMH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, attended the program’s annual reunion in May. Pictured with their mother Paul Kifer. Nearly 2,700 babies are born every year in ...

05.10.2016
Bad to the Bone - May 18, 2016

Join FMH Women’s Health Services and United States Bone and Joint Initiative for this FREE event focusing on Osteoporosis. Wednesday May 18, 5:30-7p.m. Women’s Center at Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Featured presenter: ...

03.29.2016
Precision Medicine & Breast Cancer Screening

The clinically validated risk calculation software program used by FMH Imaging Services converts the data entered to calculate each patient’s individual risk for developing breast cancer and makes it available to the interpreting radiologist ...

02.01.2016
Listen to the Rhythm of Your Heart

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital, FRHS Women’s Health Services, and FMH Cardiac Service, for a GO RED women’s event focusing on heart health education. Friday, February 19th from 5:30 – 9:00 P.M. FMH Women’s Center at ...

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