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11.16.2017
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 ...

10.31.2017
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 ...

10.26.2017
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 ...

10.26.2017
Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care Welcomes New Physician

Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care —a local leader in providing total care, not just for the breast cancer patient under active treatment, but for women who’ve completed treatment and those at high risk for developing breast ...

10.17.2017
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 ...

10.17.2017
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 ...

10.09.2017
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 ...

09.29.2017
Fall Prevention: How To Prevent Falls (And What To Do In Case Of A Fall)

One of every four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Additionally, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. The 10 th annual Falls Prevention ...

09.14.2017
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 - ...

09.05.2017
Lunchbox 101: School Lunches that Pack a Punch (of Nutrition)

As your family launches into a new school year, there’s a new task to consider: packing lunch. The ingredients in your child’s lunchbox can help determine their success in the classroom. Starting the school day with a healthy breakfast ...

08.31.2017
Opening Reception - Beauty Land & Water at the Women's Center Art Exhibit

Join us for the opening reception of Beauty Land & Water at the Women’s Center Art Exhibit. Women’s Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Exhibit Run: September 11, 2017 - January 5, 2018 Opening ...

08.29.2017
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 ...

08.29.2017
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 ...

08.18.2017
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 ...

08.17.2017
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, ...

08.17.2017
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 ...

08.01.2017
Sunscreen 101

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 ...

07.11.2017
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 ...

06.30.2017
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 ...

06.23.2017
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, ...

06.21.2017
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 ...

06.13.2017
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 ...

06.13.2017
Fight Back Against Alzheimer's Disease

When President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, nearly 5.4 million people are suffering from the disease. As the disease ...

06.06.2017
A Lifetime of Fitness Has Paid Off For Tom and Norma Day

Sixteen years ago, Norma and Tom Day decided it was time to be more active, so they dedicated themselves to working out on a regular basis. Today, Norma is 96 and Tom is 92. They still never miss a workout. Three times a week, they clear their ...

06.06.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Sponsor 5K Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Join FRHS and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Frederick Chapter for the 4th Annual Fundraising Event On Saturday, June 17, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) will sponsor the 4th Annual Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer, ...

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