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Posts in December, 2020

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12.02.2020
Cut Back on Sugar This Season

The holiday season is in full swing, which means the season of sweets, baked goods, and decadent side dishes is here, too. As delicious as these treats may be, it’s important to manage your sugar intake—during the holidays and ...

11.30.2020
What You Need to Know about Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest types of cancer, with more than 57,000 Americans expected to be diagnosed in 2020. In Maryland, it’s the third leading cause of cancer death after lung and colorectal cancer. This year alone, the ...

11.23.2020
The Importance of Knowing Your Family Health History

Genetics tell us so much about ourselves and our ancestors. Besides physical traits like hair and eye color, other characteristics can be passed down from parents to their children. Some of these traits include conditions like arthritis, diabetes, ...

11.18.2020
Self-Care for Family Caregivers

While some people receive care from paid caregivers, most rely on unpaid assistance from their family, friends, or neighbors. Family caregivers work 24/7 to selflessly care for a senior or disabled loved one every day of the year. Caregiving for a ...

11.13.2020
Give Yourself the Gift of Health

The holiday season is for giving and spreading kindness to others, but it’s also important to show yourself kindness, too. Among the hustle and bustle of the season, remember to take some time to care for yourself and be the healthiest possible ...

11.10.2020
Lung Cancer: Know Your Risks

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. However, you can reduce your risk by making changes to your lifestyle and, if necessary, getting regular screenings. Here at Frederick Health, we offer preventative ...

10.28.2020
Know the Signs of Domestic Violence and How to Get Help

Domestic violence does not discriminate; it can happen to any person of any gender. It’s important to recognize the signs of domestic violence to get you or someone you care about the help they need. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic ...

10.21.2020
Detect Breast Changes with Monthly Self-Exams

Breast cancer is very effectively treated when it is caught early. One of the essential steps in detecting breast cancer early is performing monthly self-exams, in addition to getting annual mammograms. Women over 40 should receive mammograms once a ...

10.20.2020
Protect Your Lungs, Protect Your Health

How can you protect yourself from respiratory infections before they become serious? Especially as we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic and enter the winter cold and flu season, it’s important to do everything you can to keep your lungs ...

10.12.2020
Keeping Your Joints and Bones Healthy and Happy

No matter your age, it’s important to take good care of your bones and joints. Healthy joints allow you to walk, run, jump, play sports, and participate in other activities you love. Joints are the connections between bones that allow you to ...