Monthly Archives: March 2011

Knowledge is Power: The Know Your Health Program at LifeBridge Health

The following is an excerpt from MdMD for Life 2011, available now. For 50-year-old Patricia Smith*, nothing beats a bowl of Cocoa Krispies or a stack of Oreos, paired with a tall glass of whole milk. These days, however, you’re more likely to find her eating Cheerios with soy milk or munching on an apple…
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Walking: A Simple and Effective Way to Stay Healthy

by Jason Bosley-Smith, CSCS, Lead Lifestyle Coach, Live Well @ LifeBridge Research results could hardly be clearer: Taking a walk is one of the best ways to take charge of your health, so get out there and start your walking workout routine! A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (February 11, 1998)…
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LifeBridge Health Heroes

Health Care Heroes Congratulations to The Daily Record’s 2011 Health Care Heroes. The LifeBridge Health winners are: Tamika Gladney, R.N., Northwest Hospital Rosa Griffith, volunteer, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital Gerami Seitzman, M.D., ophthalmologist, Krieger Eye Institute, Sinai Hospital Michael Zollicoffer, M.D., pediatrician, Sinai Hospital Seitzman, director of Cornea, External Disease and Uveitis at…
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The Body’s Preparation for Labor and Delivery

Editor's note: This is the latest installment from our mother-to-be who will be delivering at The BirthPlace at Sinai. I was aware that one of the signs that the body is preparing itself for labor was having the baby drop into one’s pelvis, but I didn’t expect mine to be such a dramatic experience. This…
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Choosing Healthy Drink Options

by Jason Bosley-Smith, CSCS, Live Well @ LifeBridge Did you know that a 20-ounce soda has about 17 teaspoons of sugar and over 200 calories? While many of us focus on food when we think of controlling calories, how often do we stop and think about our drinks? Empty calories and high doses of sugar…
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  • Tonight, people of the Jewish faith will begin observing Yom Kipur, the Day of Atonement and the most holy of Jewish holidays. #LifeBridgeHealth wishes everyone in Jewish communities around the world an easy fast for this Yom Kippur. #YomKippur

    lifebridgehealth: "Tonight, people of the Jewish faith will begin observing Yom Kipur, the Day of Atonement and the most holy of Jewish holidays. #LifeBridgeHealth wishes everyone in Jewish communities around the world an easy fast for this Yom Kippur. #YomKippur"
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  • At #LifeBridgeHealth, our purpose statement is "Caring for Our Communities Together." Team members from #NorthwestHospital came out on recently to support Pilgrim's Way Baptist Church first annual Community Health Fair. These team members included Jessica Ward (Women's Wellness Breast Care Center), Alison Weigel (Health and Nutrition), and Darryl Bryant and Marcia Green representing men's wellness and the Healthy Heart Program. #community

    lifebridgehealth: "At #LifeBridgeHealth, our purpose statement is "Caring for Our Communities Together." Team members from #NorthwestHospital came out on recently to support Pilgrim's Way Baptist Church first annual Community Health Fair. These team members included Jessica Ward (Women's Wellness Breast Care Center), Alison Weigel (Health and Nutrition), and Darryl Bryant and Marcia Green representing men's wellness and the Healthy Heart Program. #community"
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  • As part of National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week (Sept. 9 - 15), we want to say "thank you" to all our wonderful staff across #LifeBridgeHealth, including these team members from #NorthwestHospital. This week, we celebrate the amazing teams in environmental services whose work helps our patients, their families and, of course, our LifeBridge Health employees. Thanks for all that you do! #team #healthcare

    lifebridgehealth: "As part of National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week (Sept. 9 - 15), we want to say "thank you" to all our wonderful staff across #LifeBridgeHealth, including these team members from #NorthwestHospital. This week, we celebrate the amazing teams in environmental services whose work helps our patients, their families and, of course, our LifeBridge Health employees. Thanks for all that you do! #team #healthcare"
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  • Check out the final weekly winners of the #LBHBestFootForward Contest! Congratulations to Latonya H., Domingo R., Phyllis S., and Mindy A.! We will be announcing the winner of the August themed contest "Socks on Vacation" soon. Stay tuned! #congrats

    lifebridgehealth: "Check out the final weekly winners of the #LBHBestFootForward Contest! Congratulations to Latonya H., Domingo R., Phyllis S., and Mindy A.! We will be announcing the winner of the August themed contest "Socks on Vacation" soon. Stay tuned! #congrats"
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  • Never Lose Hope. #SuicidePrevention #SuicideAwarenessWeek

    lifebridgehealth: "Never Lose Hope. 
#SuicidePrevention #SuicideAwarenessWeek"
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  • On this anniversary of 9/11, the #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council held memorial services at #SinaiHospital and @carroll_hospital. Thanks to everyone who came together on this day of remembrance. #NeverForget

    lifebridgehealth: "On this anniversary of 9/11, the #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council held memorial services at #SinaiHospital and @carroll_hospital. Thanks to everyone who came together on this day of remembrance. #NeverForget"
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  • LifeBridge Health is bringing potentially life-saving training to people in our communities. #LifeBridgeHealth held a #StopTheBleed event at Ner Tamid on Monday to teach people the basic techniques of bleeding control in life-threatening situations. Dr. Qurashi and Dr. Blumenthal from #SinaiHospital helped train 30 congregants, and a survivor shared her story. Check out these pics! #Baltimore #hospital #healthcare #firstaid

    lifebridgehealth: "LifeBridge Health is bringing potentially life-saving training to people in our communities. #LifeBridgeHealth held a #StopTheBleed event at Ner Tamid on Monday to teach people the basic techniques of bleeding control in life-threatening situations. Dr. Qurashi and Dr. Blumenthal from #SinaiHospital helped train 30 congregants, and a survivor shared her story. Check out these pics!
#Baltimore #hospital #healthcare #firstaid"
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  • #LifeBridgeHealth sponsored tables at the Owings Mills and Park Heights JCC with apples and honey, traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah. Sunday night marks the beginning of #RoshHashanah, the Jewish New Year. Ten days later, will be the observance of Yom Kippur, a day for atonement and spiritual reflection. We would like to wish those of you who celebrate, a Shanah Tovah - a very happy new year! #shanahtovah

    lifebridgehealth: "#LifeBridgeHealth sponsored tables at the Owings Mills and Park Heights JCC with apples and honey, traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah. Sunday night marks the beginning of #RoshHashanah, the Jewish New Year. Ten days later, will be the observance of Yom Kippur, a day for atonement and spiritual reflection. We would like to wish those of you who celebrate, a Shanah Tovah - a very happy new year! #shanahtovah"
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  • #Repost @carroll_hospital ・・・ Join us this Saturday at Swing Fore Pink benefiting the Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital. #breastcancer #beatcancer #breasthealth #FUNraiser #fundraiser

    lifebridgehealth: "#Repost @carroll_hospital ・・・
Join us this Saturday at Swing Fore Pink benefiting the Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital. #breastcancer #beatcancer #breasthealth #FUNraiser #fundraiser"
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  • We are so pleased to announce the establishment of the Jerome P. Reichmister, M.D. Endowed Chair for Advanced Orthopedics, LifeBridge Health. This legacy is in honor of Dr. Reichimister (seated in photo) and his 51 years at Sinai Hospital. The surprise announcement was made during a special event for Jerry where friends and colleagues shared how much Dr. Reichmister meant to them, his patients, his community and our organization. Special thanks to the leadership of Lynn Abeshouse, Joe Cooper, Susie Reichmister and her daughters Beth & Jodi, in raising over $2.5 million to create this endowment for Jerry’s legacy. #LifeBridgeHealth #SinaiHospital

    lifebridgehealth: "We are so pleased to announce the establishment of the Jerome P. Reichmister, M.D. Endowed Chair for Advanced Orthopedics, LifeBridge Health. This legacy is in honor of Dr. Reichimister (seated in photo) and his 51 years at Sinai Hospital. The surprise announcement was made during a special event for Jerry where friends and colleagues shared how much Dr. Reichmister meant to them, his patients, his community and our organization. 
Special thanks to the leadership of Lynn Abeshouse, Joe Cooper, Susie Reichmister and her daughters Beth & Jodi, in raising over $2.5 million to create this endowment for Jerry’s legacy. #LifeBridgeHealth #SinaiHospital"
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