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Posts in October, 2018

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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 ...