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Recent Posts in Women's Health Category

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 ...

01.31.2016
Wear Red Day 2016

National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 5 th. On the first Friday of each February men and women add red to their wardrobe to bring attention to a staggering fact; heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than ...

01.10.2016
Cervical Health Awareness - Get Screened

According to the American Cancer Society, cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death among American women. Annual screenings, along with the development of the HPV vaccine, have played a major role in the decline of ...

01.06.2016
Cervical Cancer and HPV - Fact or Fiction?

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital and FMH Women’s Health Services for this free informational seminar for women, focusing on Cervical Cancer and HPV. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood ...

01.05.2016
Women's Center Art Exhibit 2016 - Opening Reception

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital for the opening reception of the first Women’s Center Art Exhibit of 2016! Enjoy light refreshments and see original works of art, including oil, watercolor, mixed media, and photography, from some of ...

09.23.2015
We Don't Rest Until You Do - Women, Snoring, & Sleep Disorders

Do you experience excessive daytime sleepiness or chronic fatigue, morning headaches, dry mouth, or difficulty concentrating? Do you snore, have impaired memory, or fall asleep while driving? If so, you may have what is known as obstructive sleep ...

09.23.2015
We Don't Rest Until You Do - Women, Snoring, & Sleep Disorders

Do you experience excessive daytime sleepiness or chronic fatigue, morning headaches, dry mouth, or difficulty concentrating? Do you snore, have impaired memory, or fall asleep while driving? If so, you may have what is known as obstructive sleep ...

09.03.2015
The Center for Breast Care Earns Top Marks

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you will have many options to consider and decisions to make. But there is one thing you won’t have to worry about—where to find the best possible treatment for your ...

09.03.2015
Women's Health Seminars: Let's Talk About It

This Fall, FMH Women’s Health Service is offering four informative seminars on topics of special interest to women. Each seminar will be conducted by a recognized expert in the field, and include an opportunity to ask questions. Light ...

08.14.2015
The FMH BirthPlace - One Family's Story

The first two trimesters of Martha Gurzick’s pregnancy with twin boys had progressed normally. But several weeks into her third trimester, all that changed. At a routine prenatal appointment in March, Martha had a Fetal fibronectin (fFN) test ...

08.14.2015
Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait The FMH BirthPlace and the local physician community have joined forces to stop the increase in early elective deliveries. Studies show that electing to deliver babies prior to 39 weeks gestation without a medical ...

08.14.2015
The FMH BirthPlace - One Family's Story

The first two trimesters of Martha Gurzick’s pregnancy with twin boys had progressed normally. But several weeks into her third trimester, all that changed. At a routine prenatal appointment in March, Martha had a Fetal fibronectin (fFN) test ...

08.10.2015
Local Student Donates 60 Hats to FMH BirthPlace

Thank you to Jillian for her generous donation to the Frederick Memorial Hospital BirthPlace! Jillian, a 16 year old student at Delone Catholic High School, recently stopped by the FMH BirthPlace to deliver 60 knitted baby hats. As part of her school ...