59 results found. Viewing page 1 of 3.
Go to page
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
What You Need to Know About Ear, Nose & Throat Health
If you’ve ever had an ear infection, sinus problems, or acid reflux, you might have seen an Ear, Nose & Throat specialist for treatment. ENT specialists, also known as otolaryngologists, specialize in treating these common disorders as well ...
10 Tips for Women's Health and Fitness
Every woman’s health journey is unique, and taking care of your health is important no matter your age. The more health-informed choices you make when you’re younger can pave the way for a healthier future. However, it’s never too ...
What Makes Vaping So Harmful?
Once touted as a “harmless” way to smoke, the dangers of vape pens —also known as e-cigarettes—are becoming more widely recognized. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), e-cigarettes are not quite as harmful as ...
Keep Your Heart Healthy
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women alike. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease—but first, you should understand what causes heart disease and what your risks are. ...
Tips to Age Fabulously
It’s never too late to take good care of yourself. Caring for your body and mind is important at any age, and taking extra steps for a healthier you as you get older can improve your physical health, mental health, and general wellbeing. At ...
Spherion Donates $5,000 to Frederick Health
Pictured Left to Right: Spherion Co-Owner Tammy Feaster; Spherion Co-Owner Gary Hayes; and Frederick Health President & CEO Tom Kleinhanzl. ----------------------------- DATE: August 31, 2020 For Immediate Release FREDERICK, MD – Spherion ...
Prostate Cancer Awareness
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, aside from skin cancer. Approximately 13 out of every 100 men in the US will get prostate cancer during their lifetime, and about two to three out of every 100 men will die from this disease. ...
Student Health and Safety During COVID-19
After being out of the classroom since mid-March, students in Frederick County are preparing to ease into a virtual model of learning this fall. Even though local students won’t be back in their school’s hallways until at least October, ...
Back-to-School Vaccinations and Physicals
Is your child up to date on their required vaccinations and wellness visits? With school season around the corner, it’s important to make sure your child gets the physicals and immunizations they need before starting classes again. As of ...
Improving and Maintaining Digestive Health
The digestive system is a wonder of human biology. It breaks down the nutrients you eat into parts small enough for your body to use for energy, growth, and cell repair. Since your body needs nutrients to work properly, a functioning digestive system ...
Caring for Your Thyroid
The thyroid is a vital hormone gland that plays a significant role in your body’s metabolism, growth, and development. This butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck creates a thyroid hormone that travels through the blood to all parts of ...
What Comes Next After Cancer
When your cancer treatment ends, you start a new chapter in your life as a survivor. During treatment, many patients feel like their life was put on hold, but after it’s all done, it can be challenging to return to daily life. Overcoming a ...
Coca-Cola Donates $100,000 to Frederick Health
Featured from left to right: Frederick Health Development Council Chair Karlys Kline; Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Sales Representative Joe Carpenter; Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Director of Food Service Bill Keenan; Frederick ...
Urgent Care or Virtual Visits
Sometimes summertime fun also comes with some unexpected injuries. Whether your home improvement project didn’t go as planned, you’ve discovered your allergy to bees, or you’re simply feeling under the weather, Frederick Health is ...
Health and Wellness During COVID-19 and Beyond
The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives, but one thing that shouldn’t change is access to safe, reliable healthcare. While you should still take plenty of precautions to stay healthy and avoid getting sick, you ...
Making the Most of Summer 2020
Summer is here! The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and there’s never a better time to plan some family fun. COVID-19 might have put a dent in your vacation plans, but safely exploring your community or having a staycation is the perfect ...