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12.04.2018
The Truth About Lung Cancer Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy

According to the American Cancer Society, Immunotherapy includes treatments that work in different ways. Some boost the body’s immune system in a very general way. Others help train the immune system to attack cancer cells specifically. ...

10.26.2018
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 ...

10.25.2018
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 ...

10.24.2018
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 ...

10.22.2018
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 ...

10.19.2018
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 ...

10.17.2018
Celebrate National Mammography Day-Schedule Your Annual Mammogram

On October 19, 2018, 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 ...

10.15.2018
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 ...

10.04.2018
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 ...

09.14.2018
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 ...

09.13.2018
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 ...

09.12.2018
Emergency Response Drill

Frederick Memorial Hospital, the Health Department, and local emergency responders are working together to conduct our annual full-scale infectious disease exercise on Wednesday, October 17. The drill will begin in the community at 8 a.m. The team ...

08.02.2018
Now Open

FMH Laboratory has a new Outpatient Service Center for laboratory sample collections! The new site is located across from the hospital at 501 W 7 th street. The entrance is off of Toll House Dr. They are open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday ...

07.13.2018
Many Hands Make Light Work

The HOOD/FMH Resource Garden was buzzing with activity recently! Earlier this summer, Nikki Moberly, a member of the FMH Board of Directors and a Senior Manager at Cisco, met with Suzanne Jacobson, leader of the FMH Green Team, to discuss including ...

07.13.2018
Shiv Investors, LLC Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, Chair, FMH Development Council; Shital Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; Shazia Chohan, General Manager, 7 th Street Dunkin Donuts; Neil Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; and Tom Kleinhanzl, ...

07.03.2018
Thank you, Erica! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Erica, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Erica’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

07.02.2018
Thank you, Reid! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Reid, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Reid’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.30.2018
Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time for patriotism, sunshine, and family fun— not a day to spend in the hospital. July Fourth celebrations often include delicious BBQ, outdoor activities like swimming and grilling, daylong parties, travel, fireworks, ...

06.29.2018
Thank you, Susan! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Susan, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Susan’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.29.2018
Thank you, Melissa! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Melissa, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Melissa’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.29.2018
Thank You, Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winners

Congratulations to Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky, recipients of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial ...

06.28.2018
The Women's Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood "Call for Art"

The Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood is a multidisciplinary outpatient medical facility designed to care for women and their special healthcare needs. The mission of the center is to provide high quality, coordinated medical care in a beautiful ...

06.27.2018
Thank you, Thomas! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Thomas, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Thomas’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.27.2018
Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time for celebration, sunshine, and family fun— not a day to spend in the hospital. July Fourth celebrations often include delicious BBQ, outdoor activities like swimming and grilling, daylong parties, travel, fireworks, ...

06.08.2018
Men's Health - Take a Proactive Approach

Men are frequently diagnosed with illnesses and diseases that could have been treated if they had been addressed sooner. During Men’s Health Week (June 11-17) we’re bringing awareness to men’s health issues and encouraging men in ...