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Making Strides Against Cancer
Cancer is a devastating illness, with the power to wreak physical, emotional, and financial havoc on individuals and families. So when a report published earlier this year in the American Cancer Society’s A Cancer Journal for Clinicians ...
Car Safety: Not Just Seatbelts and Airbags
When you’re at the beach or lounging by the pool, most of us know how important it is to practice the basics of skin safety. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher, liberally and often. Wear breathable, light-colored ...
Orangetheory Fitness Frederick Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll
Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, Chair, FMH Development Council; Scott Lasher, Franchise Owner, Orangetheory Fitness Frederick; Cheryl Lasher, Franchise Owner, Orangetheory Fitness Frederick; Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick ...
Get Your Passport to Wellness!
If your weekly family night usually includes pizza and a movie, try shaking it up a little bit! As we transition into autumn, it is a great time to get outside and try something different. Try taking a hike or a walk after work and consider packing a ...
Cancer Patients Benefit When East Meets West
Earlier this year, Frederick Regional Health System opened an Integrative Medicine program at its James M Stockman Cancer Institute. According to the program’s director Dr. Patrick Mansky, Integrative Medicine combines conventional medicine and ...
Oral Health - A Window to Your Overall Health
True or false: Taking care of your teeth and gums can help you live a longer, healthier life? It may surprise you, but that’s true. Good dental health can reduce your risk of life-threatening diseases like diabetes and heart disease. It could ...
An Advocate and a Voice
Chronic disease accounts for an estimated 80% of Maryland’s current healthcare costs. So what exactly qualifies as a chronic disease? “Think of a chronic disease as a condition that lasts a long time—at least three months or ...
Four Common Questions About Prostate Cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine adult males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. That’s why it’s so important for men to have a regular screening test performed starting at age 50, or sooner ...
It's about TIME - Know the Symptoms of Sepsis
In a healthy body, infections from germs like bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites are prevented or fought by the immune system. Sometimes, for reasons that researchers still have not figured out, the immune system stops fighting the germs and ...