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04.13.2018
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System is joining healthcare organizations across the country to ...

03.07.2018
Have You Had the Conversation?

Hospice of Frederick County’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran (left) and Medical Director Dr. Mary McDonald (right) welcomed nationally recognized patient rights advocate Dr. Angelo Volandes to Frederick for a special presentation on ...

03.07.2018
Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor's Visit

Studies show that patients who spend as little as 10 minutes organizing their thoughts before their doctor’s appointments leave those appointments feeling more informed and more satisfied with their care. Another study reports that patients who ...

03.01.2018
10 Reasons You Should Have a Primary Care Provider

You’re young, busy, and in good health. That’s great, but it probably means that if you don’t already have a primary care provider, selecting one isn’t at the top of your to-do list. Maybe you’re in your 40s or 50s, and ...

02.13.2018
Women and Heart Disease-Are You at Risk?

Did you know an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease each year, according to the American Heart Association (AHA)? Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths per year—that’s nearly ...

02.01.2018
Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine's Day

February marks American Heart Month, a special time of year to spread the word about ways to prevent heart disease and encourage others to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.—the ...

01.25.2018
Everything You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

Every year, nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Thanks to advanced vaccination and screening options, cervical cancer is one of few cancers that’s highly preventable and treatable. January marks Cervical Health ...

01.11.2018
Beating the Winter Blues

As the days get shorter and the evenings grow darker, you may find yourself feeling more tired, cranky, or more unhappy or depressed than usual. If you’re feeling down in the dumps this time of year and can’t quite explain why, ...

12.19.2017
How to Stay Active This Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside, but that’s no excuse to forget about keeping your body healthy and in shape. While you may want to cuddle up with a good book or sit by the fire, you should also make sure you’re getting enough physical ...

12.15.2017
5 Healthy Holiday Food Swaps that Don't Sacrifice Taste

‘Tis the season…to eat. No matter what holidays you celebrate, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll consume lots of delicious food over the next month. While these foods may taste amazing, you should still be mindful of what ...

11.16.2017
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 ...

10.31.2017
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 ...

10.26.2017
Make Grocery Shopping Work for You

Have you ever found yourself wandering the aisles of the grocery store trying to make healthy choices only to find that some products that claim to be “healthy” contain high amounts of sodium, sugar, trans fats or saturated fats? The ...

10.26.2017
Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care Welcomes New Physician

Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care —a local leader in providing total care, not just for the breast cancer patient under active treatment, but for women who’ve completed treatment and those at high risk for developing breast ...

10.17.2017
It's National Mammography Day-Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

On Oct. 20, 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 in taking ...

10.17.2017
Safety Tips for a Ghoulishly-Great Halloween

Candy, costumes, and cheer—Halloween is always a fun time for children. But, for parents, it can become a real nightmare if your child gets hurt or sick on the trick-or-treating trail. Whether you’re trick-or-treating with your child or ...

10.09.2017
Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection, Treatment, and Support.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand how it happens and what steps should be taken. Even if you are cancer-free, it’s vital to know how to monitor your breast health and what lifestyle ...

09.29.2017
Fall Prevention: How To Prevent Falls (And What To Do In Case Of A Fall)

One of every four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Additionally, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. The 10 th annual Falls Prevention ...

09.14.2017
Women's Health Event - I Only Leak When I Laugh

Join FMH Women’s Health Services for I Only Leak When I Laugh, a free seminar about female pelvic health concerns. Women’s Center at Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Registration – 6 p.m. Presentations / Q&A - ...

09.05.2017
Lunchbox 101: School Lunches that Pack a Punch (of Nutrition)

As your family launches into a new school year, there’s a new task to consider: packing lunch. The ingredients in your child’s lunchbox can help determine their success in the classroom. Starting the school day with a healthy breakfast ...

08.31.2017
Opening Reception - Beauty Land & Water at the Women's Center Art Exhibit

Join us for the opening reception of Beauty Land & Water at the Women’s Center Art Exhibit. Women’s Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703 Exhibit Run: September 11, 2017 - January 5, 2018 Opening ...

08.29.2017
5 Tips to Reset Your Child's Sleep Schedule

For many families, summer brings more flexible schedules that are often woven around picnics, ball games, vacations, and other fun activities. Traveling, staying up late, and getting out of the “school routine” means bedtimes and wake-up ...

08.29.2017
6 Tips for a Healthy, Happy School Year

The days are getting shorter, there’s a slight chill in the air, and soon the school buses will be out in full force as the kids make their way back to the classroom. Whether your child is starting their first year of school or they’re ...

08.18.2017
Viewing Safety for the Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, over 300 million people in the United States may be able to watch a total solar eclipse. If you’re interested in checking out this solar event, we want to make sure you do so safely. Staring directly at the Sun without eye ...

08.17.2017
Protect Your Vision At Any Age

Did you know that August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month? The school year is right around the corner, which means that back-to-school prep is in full swing—is eye health and safety on your checklist? Each year as children grow, ...

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