Monthly Archives: November 2009

Children’s Cancer Foundation Founder Honored

It’s not uncommon for people, sometimes strangers, to come up and hug Shirley Howard. After all, for many pediatric oncology patients and their families, she is a guardian angel.For more than 30 years, Howard has been a tireless advocate and fund raiser for children’s cancer research and facilities. Howard, the president and founder of the…
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Blood Drive Today at Sinai and Northwest

Please help us meet our 2009 LifeBridge Health goal by collecting 200 successful units of blood today at Sinai and Northwest hospitals. LifeBridge Health is thankful for those who are able to donate a unit of blood at this blood drive and participants will be provided a meal ticket. Blood donors will also have the…
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Magic of Life Gala Chairs Named

LifeBridge Health is proud to name Joseph Cooper and Jon Levinson of Alex Cooper Auctioneers, Inc. and John Shmerler, co-owner of Radcliffe Jewelers, as the chairs of the 2010 Magic of Life Gala, which is scheduled to be held Saturday, June 5 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. “We are pleased that these three prominent…
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Read about Stroke. Hear about Stroke. Know about Stroke

by Linda Pazdalski, B.S.N., R.N. Stroke Program Coordinator, Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute You read it in any number of publications, hear it on any number of radio programs, and see it on any number of TV commercials almost daily…..Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US. STROKE IS…
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Help for Uterine Fibroids

Women with painful uterine fibroids were once told they had a single recourse—a hysterectomy. But now there’s another option. Uterine artery embolization, performed by interventional radiologists at Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital, is an effective, minimally invasive treatment that results in relief of symptoms. Uterine fibroids, which grow within and around the uterus, are the…
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