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A Guide to Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Every year, more people die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. The ...
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 ...
Emergency Response Drill
Frederick Memorial Hospital, the Health Department, and local emergency responders are working together to conduct our annual full-scale Ebola Team exercise on November 14. The drill will begin at FMH Crestwood at approximately 8 a.m. You may see ...
2017 Auxiliary Junior Volunteer Awards
On October 24, the Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary honored their Junior Volunteers with awards and recognition for their dedicated service. The Junior Volunteer program began in May 1967 with 9 “Candy Stripers.” Currently, the ...
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 ...
Continuing the Conversation - Dusk Event
On November 2, Hospice of Frederick County and Maryland Ensemble Theater (MET) will present a special production of the thought-provoking play Dusk at Hood College. According to Hospice’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran, the production ...
Write It Down
Did you know that 90% of people say that talking about end-of-life care with their loved ones is important, yet only 27% have actually had that conversation? Or that 80% of people say that talking to their doctor about the care they want if they ...
"I wish I could take you with me to the grocery store!"
Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) dietitian Emily Spear provides nutritional consultations to patients who have recently left the hospital following treatment for conditions such as diabetes or a heart attack. Making healthier food choices goes a ...
Thank you, Renee! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.
Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Renee’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate a commitment to safety at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Thank you for all that you ...