Monthly Archives: February 2010

Presciptions in Pregnancy

It’s a common fear: a woman becomes pregnant and starts worrying about the medications she is taking. According to Michael Carson, M.D., who presented at Sinai Hospital Grand Rounds yesterday, internists need to become more familiar with the impact of disease on a pregnancy, and what medicines are safe. Carson is an assistant clinical professor…
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Orthopedic Surgeon Reflects on Haiti Experience

Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, several LifeBridge Health employees have volunteered their time and services to earthquake victims. Among these are physicians Shawn Standard and Albert Aboulafia. An orthopedic surgeon and co-director of sarcoma services at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute, Aboulafia traveled to Haiti from Feb. 3-7 to work with Project…
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Battling the Winter Blues Through Fitness

by Tim Hyland (The following is an excerpt from an article appearing in the 2010 Md.MD for Life, available now.) Matt Carlen knows a thing or two about the winter blues. Growing up in not-so-sunny Sweden, Carlen became all-too-well acquainted with that Nordic nation's long, gloomy, dark winters. Cold, too. Put it this way: By…
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Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Lead to Better Outcomes

By Paul A. Gurbel, M.D.Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Center for Thrombosis Research at Sinai HospitalResults of a recent study published in Circulation reveal that patients who complete a full complement of 36 cardiac rehabilitation sessions reduced their risk of suffering a heart attack and lived longer lives. The results drive home the importance…
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  • Check out these pictures from @carroll_hospital’s one-mile community walk for Walk Maryland Day! Residents of all ages joined to help encourage people to incorporate walking into their everyday exercise routine. This event was organized by The Partnership for Healthier Carroll County. #Health #Exercise #maryland

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  • #LifeBridgeHealth was out in community again this weekend, this time at the #Pikesville Fall Festival. Our community outreach team has a great time talking to everyone there and getting the word out about LifeBridge Health, including the upcoming Mammothon. #Baltimore #fallfestival #Fall #Festival @pikesvillechamber

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  • Today, we’re at the BERC Fall Job Fair at the Carroll County Business/Employment Resource Center in Westminster discussing employment opportunities at @carroll_hospital. We’ll be here until 4 p.m., so stop by and learn how you can join the #LifeBridgeHealth team! #career #jobs #Jobfair

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  • Check out these great photos from the recent "Stop The Bleed" training session at Stevenson University School of Nursing. #LifeBridgeHealth joined with Johns Hopkins to teach these students basic techniques of bleeding control in life-threatening situations. Along with training, #LifeBridgeHealth donated posters and Stop the Bleed kits, which include tourniquets, press dressings and other bandages. #StopTheBleed

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