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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 ...

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 ...

11.14.2019
Learn Your Risk for Lung Cancer

Every day, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die from lung cancer. It kills almost twice as many women as breast cancer. In fact, it’s been the #1 cancer killer of women since 1987. These statistics are scary, but many lung ...

10.29.2019
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 ...

10.18.2019
All About Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, the average risk of a woman in the U.S. developing breast cancer during her lifetime is about 12 percent. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, second only to lung cancer, and ...

08.15.2019
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 ...

08.05.2019
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 ...

05.20.2019
10 Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

Did you know skin cancer is the most common of all cancers ? Each year in the U.S., more than 5.4 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people. While summer is a wonderful time of year, the heat and sun can ...

04.15.2019
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) is joining healthcare organizations ...

10.26.2018
Making Strides Against Cancer

Cancer is a devastating illness, with the power to wreak physical, emotional, and financial havoc on individuals and families. So when a report published earlier this year in the American Cancer Society’s A Cancer Journal for Clinicians ...

10.25.2018
Car Safety: Not Just Seatbelts and Airbags

When you’re at the beach or lounging by the pool, most of us know how important it is to practice the basics of skin safety. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher, liberally and often. Wear breathable, light-colored ...

10.22.2018
Get Your Passport to Wellness!

If your weekly family night usually includes pizza and a movie, try shaking it up a little bit! As we transition into autumn, it is a great time to get outside and try something different. Try taking a hike or a walk after work and consider packing a ...

10.17.2018
Celebrate National Mammography Day-Schedule Your Annual Mammogram

On October 19, 2018, 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 ...

07.03.2018
Thank you, Erica! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Erica, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Erica’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.30.2018
Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time for patriotism, sunshine, and family fun— not a day to spend in the hospital. July Fourth celebrations often include delicious BBQ, outdoor activities like swimming and grilling, daylong parties, travel, fireworks, ...

06.06.2018
Summer Safety - Tips for Staying Safe Around Water

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for trips to the beach and afternoons spent outside by the pool. There’s nothing like getting away for a warm and sunny vacation this time of year, but it’s important to ...

05.30.2018
Act Fast Against Stroke

Imagine you’re standing at the kitchen sink, cleaning dishes and silverware from the delicious family meal you just enjoyed, and suddenly you’re unable to feel or move your arm. When you turn to tell your family that something is wrong, ...

05.25.2018
Living Well with Chronic Conditions - Free Workshop

Want to learn more about Living Well with Chronic Conditions? Register for our free workshop series beginning May 31 st. Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop session(s) will take place every Thursday from 5/31-7/5/2018, 10a.m.-12:30p.m. at ...

05.22.2018
Thank You, Lisa! - Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner

Congratulations to Lisa, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment to ...

05.15.2018
Taking Action Against Arthritis

If I asked you to picture 54 million people what would you see? Maybe you imagine the 54 million people who live in South Africa or the 54 million people following Taylor Swift on Twitter. You probably don’t see the 54 million people affected ...

05.09.2018
Take Action to Improve Your Health During National Women's Health Week

Do you find it difficult to fit the gym into your daily routine or carve out time to schedule yearly medical appointments? This month, Frederick Regional Health System proudly supports National Women’s Health Week. This weeklong initiative ...

05.02.2018
Save Your Skin

Our skin is our protector. It keeps our body safe from infection, injury and dangerous heat and cold. Yet our skin is not exempt from needing its own protection, most importantly from the sun. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer, ...

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 ...

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