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