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05.12.2020
Stroke and Heart Attack: Know the Symptoms

During the COVID-19 crisis, hospital workers across the country have noticed an increase of people ignoring life-threatening symptoms and avoiding medical treatment at the hospital for fear of being exposed to the virus. If you’re at risk for ...

05.12.2020
Summer Skincare: Preventing Skin Cancer

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes warmer, longer days and weather that makes you want to get outdoors. But before lounging on your deck with a cold beverage or launching into a full day of yardwork under the sun, make sure ...

05.02.2020
Preventing Substance Use & Addiction Begins with Knowledge

According to the American Psychiatric Association, addiction is a complex condition—a brain disease manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences. People with a substance use disorder or addiction often have an intense ...

05.01.2020
COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. During challenging times, like the recent COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or worried. While washing your hands and maintaining social distance from others is necessary to ...

04.23.2020
Working from Home: Staying Comfortable, Productive, and Focused

If you’re one of the many Americans suddenly working remotely, you may not have been prepared to create your own office space at home. Whether you have your own home office, or you’ve turned your kitchen table into your new workspace, ...

04.20.2020
How to Stay Safe and Healthy As An Essential Worker

If you’ve been deemed an essential worker and are still working outside your home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are important protocols to follow to ensure you keep yourself and your family safe and healthy. Healthcare workers, grocery ...

04.14.2020
Share the Gift of Time-Donate Life

Did you know that 95 percent of Americans are in favor of being an organ, tissue, and eye donor but only 58 percent are actually registered? While there have been incredible advances in medical technology, the demand for organ, eye, and tissue ...

03.27.2020
How to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 With Social Distancing

Social distancing: over the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard the phrase uttered countless times—but it’s for a good reason. Since COVID-19 began spreading in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( ...

03.18.2020
Frederick Health to Begin Offering COVID-19 Curbside Testing

Starting March 19, 2020 Frederick Health will begin offering testing for COVID-19 via curbside service. To qualify for testing, patients must meet the following criteria (developed using CDC guidelines): Experiencing two or more of the following ...

03.09.2020
10 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Did you know colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer affecting both American men and women? Overall, it’s the No. 2 cancer killer in the U.S. Here in Frederick County, an estimated 92 people were diagnosed with colorectal ...

03.06.2020
Focus on Fitness for Osteoarthritis

More than 30 million Americans have a degenerative joint disease known as osteoarthritis. An ongoing loss of cartilage causes joint pain and reduced range of motion, stiffness, and swelling and can often lead to physical disability and reduced ...

03.05.2020
Rethink Your Drink

How well do you know 5-2-1-0? LiveWell Frederick’s 5-2-1-0 program promotes small, healthy changes to enhance health and wellness. Here’s how it works: 5: Eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily. 2: Limit screen time to 2 hours or less ...

03.04.2020
The Dangers of Vaping

The vaping landscape is changing quickly and, in many cases, becoming more dangerous—especially for youth and their families. That’s why Frederick Health has gathered the latest information to arm you with the facts and hazards associated ...

03.04.2020
Warner Service Donates $3,500 to Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund Co-Founder Patty Hurwitz, President of Warner Service Josh Via, and Owner of Warner Service Matt Warner. -------------------------- FREDERICK, MD – Recently, Warner ...

03.04.2020
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. Grant Provides LifeNet System Upgrade for Frederick County

Featured from left to right: Frederick County Fire & Rescue Acting Deputy Chief Kenneth Poole, Frederick Health President & CEO Tom Kleinhanzl, Delaplaine Foundation President Marlene Young, Delaplaine Foundation Chairman George Delaplaine, ...

02.16.2020
10 Ideas for Random Acts of Kindness Week

Did you know kindness is contagious? Research from Stanford University shows the positive effects of kindness are felt in the brain, improving moods and making receivers more likely to “pay it forward” to others. Other studies found that ...

02.14.2020
Getting Active to Control & Lower Your Risk of High Blood Pressure

About 75 million Americans (or 32 percent) have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 1 in every 3 adults. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that ...

02.12.2020
Mammograms: Fact or Fiction?

Making healthy lifestyle choices is your first line of defense against cancer. And annual mammograms are the first step in successfully detecting and treating breast cancer. Learn some of the myths and facts about mammograms to stay healthy and ...

02.03.2020
Lee Building Maintenance Donates $5,000 to Frederick Health

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Frederick Health Development Council Chair Karlys Kline, Frederick Health Business & Industry Chair Gary Orton, Lee Building Maintenance CEO Jason Lee, Lee Building Maintenance President April Lee, ...

01.24.2020
Take the LiveWell Frederick Winter Challenge

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is weight loss. While intentions are good, few of us have the discipline and knowledge to make lasting changes and set realistic goals or expectations when it comes to our health. Unfortunately, ...

01.20.2020
12 Tips for Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Eat this, but don’t eat that. Try this, but stay away from that. Expecting mothers encounter tons of advice on what to do and what not to do for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. It may seem confusing or overwhelming at times, but the ...

01.15.2020
DeLeon & Stang Certified Public Accountants & Advisors Donate $5,000 to Frederick Health

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: DeLeon & Stang CPA and Partner Ryan Crabbs, Frederick Health Development Council Chair Karlys Kline, DeLeon & Stang CPA and Partner Clint Lehman, DeLeon & Stang CPA and Partner Bradly ...

01.14.2020
Right at Home Donates $5,000 to Frederick Health

Featured ( from left to right): Robin Rose, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Health; Eileen McLaughlin, Community Liaison, Right at Home; Carole Luber, Owner & Vice President, Right at Home; Linda Luber, General Manager, ...

01.13.2020
Frederick Health's Top 10 Moments of 2019

As we usher in a new year— and a new decade!—we can’t help but reflect on all the exciting changes and accomplishments that 2019 brought to Frederick Health. In no particular order, here’s a look back at our favorite moments ...

01.13.2020
Well-Woman Care: Cervical Cancer Screenings & Beyond

In 2016, nearly 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer were reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—and more than 4,000 women died of cervical cancer in the U.S. That same year in Maryland, 215 new cases were reported. ...