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5 Ways to Celebrate National Relaxation Day
Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life. Sometimes stress can be good, like when it helps you to develop better coping skills to manage difficult situations. But, when stress is prolonged, too severe, or it interferes with your daily ...
Happy National Breastfeeding Month!
August is National Breastfeeding Month, a celebration of the exceptional benefits of breastfeeding. This month, and all year long, Frederick Regional Health System is committed to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding mothers and their ...
How to Be an Active, Healthy Senior
Physical activity is essential for healthy aging. Being physically active makes it easier to perform such daily activities as eating, bathing, dressing, walking up and down stairs, and moving around the house or neighborhood—activities that get ...
This National Youth Sports Week: Get Out & Get Active
July 15-21 is National School Youth Sports Week. The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and the Congressional Caucus on Youth Sports designated this awareness week to showcase how youth sports organizations and members of Congress can ...
Washington Gas Donates $10,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital
Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, FMH Development Council Chair; Andrew Radcliffe, Sr. Specialist-New Business, Washington Gas; Robin Rose, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; and Tom Kleinhanzl, ...
A Guide to Restful Sleep for Better Sleep Month
May is Better Sleep Month, which is an entire month dedicated to encouraging people to develop better sleep habits to achieve restful, rejuvenating sleep. This important initiative is supported by the Better Sleep Council, an institution that is ...
Puppy Love: The Benefits of Therapy Dogs
Even if you have great human relationships, there’s something very special about the unconditional love and acceptance you feel from your pet. If you’re a pet owner, you already understand the benefits we get from positive interactions ...
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) is joining healthcare organizations ...
Cabin Fever? Beat the Winter Doldrums
“I’m bored.” In the middle of winter, this phrase can make any mom or dad break out in a sweat. And a snowy winter day with children who cannot find anything to do may seem to last centuries. A long day at home or a lengthy winter ...
Black History Month 2019 - Celebrating Pioneers in Healthcare
Every February, we remember and recognize people of color who have pushed boundaries, broken down barriers, and influenced the building of our nation, including the evolution of healthcare. In honor of Black History Month, learn about five ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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