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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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
10 Healthy Gifts You Can Give Yourself This Holiday Season
If you had to give your overall health and wellness a score between 0 and 100, what would your number be? The average American’s number is 61, according to the Gallup National Health and Wellbeing Index. This holiday season, we’ve come up ...
Stay Safe, Stay Warm This Winter
Winter is here. As the temperatures continue to drop, it’s best to be prepared for all the good and bad that winter throws your way. While winter weather can be peaceful and beautiful, it can also be unexpected and tragic if you or a loved one ...
Eat Well, Feel Good, Stay Healthy
The season for holiday get-togethers is upon us. When it comes to food-focused gatherings, we understand the challenges: unhealthy food options, overeating, overindulging, and maybe even feeling sick and stressed after. Let the excitement of the ...
Cold & Flu: Should They Stay, or Should They Go?
It’s here: cold and flu season. Like most parents, you’ve probably asked this question at least once lately: “Is my child too sick to go to school today?” School-age children average five to six colds a year. And children ...
Strokes: Fact or Fiction?
Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S—someone dies from a stroke every 40 seconds. In recognition of World Stroke Day on Oct. 29, we are sharing some of the myths about strokes and shining a light on the facts to help improve ...
Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!
No tricks here. Frederick Health wants you to have the healthiest, happiest Halloween this year. That means taking a few extra safety precautions when dressing up and trick-or-treating, indulging in sweets, driving near trick-or-treating trails, and ...
Removing the Stigma: The Changing Culture of Mental Health
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day to raise awareness and talk about mental health issues. What exactly is mental health? Our overall health and wellness are composed of both mental health and physical health. And mental health can refer to ...
It's That Time Again-Flu Shots Now Available
Fall is flu season. Have you had your flu shot yet? While flu vaccine effectiveness may vary year to year, flu vaccines provide important protections against the flu. In fact, they prevent millions of illnesses and flu-related doctors’ visits ...
Hospital Entrance 4/Orange Entrance Closing October 1, 2019
The safety of everyone who walks through our doors each day is a top priority for our organization. To provide a more safe and secure environment, we are making some changes to our public entrances. Effective October 1, 2019, Hospital Entrance ...
Get to Know 5-2-1-0
Frederick Regional Health System is a proud partner of LiveWell Frederick. This partnership of businesses, faith-based groups, educators, community groups, and health organizations is dedicated to achieving long-term health improvement right here at ...
Backpack Tips for Back-to-School Success
September 18 is National School Backpack Awareness Day. While backpacks are a great way for children to carry school-day essentials, backpacks can also cause injuries. When backpacks are too heavy or worn improperly, they can cause back, neck, and ...
Is It Alzheimer's Disease?
It’s one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S.—the sixth leading cause of death among U.S. adults and fifth among adults ages 65 and older. In 2014, an estimated 5 million Americans ages 65 and older had it, and that number is ...
Start the School Year with Clear Vision & Healthy Eyes
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. As a parent, consider adding vision and eye health to your child’s back-to-school list. One in 4 children have a vision problem, and 60 percent of children with learning difficulties have ...
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 ...
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