Monthly Archives: April 2011

Movie Making Sinai Style: Independent Film Shot on Baltimore Hospital Campus

If you stopped by Sinai Hospital of Baltimore recently, you probably thought you were in Hollywood. There were lots of lights, cameras, action and stars on the hospital’s campus. A new independent movie titled L.U.V. (which stands for "Learning Uncle Vincent") was being shot on various locations at Sinai.  L.U.V. is the story of a…
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LifeBridge Health Receives Two Alfred Knight Awards

LifeBridge Health was honored by the Maryland Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development by taking home two Alfred Knight Awards. Certificates of Merit were given for the LifeBridge Health “Berman Brain & Spine Institute (BSI) Physician Directory” (Physician/Referral Marketing) and the Bridge (Newsletter – Internal). “It was a very complementary design, given the budget,”…
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National Infant Immunization Week (April 23-30)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger.” This year the week will be observed from April 23-30. What exactly is an immunization? An immunization, also known…
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National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 24-30)

Sunday marked the beginning of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. This annual celebration, which occurs during the last week of April, was created to increase public appreciation for medical laboratory personnel. Who are these medical professionals? They include lab team members from: Hematology Toxicology Microbiology Surgical Pathology Blood Bank Immunology Specimen Processing Reproductive Medicine Phlebotomy…
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Brain Drain: How To Treat Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

The following is an excerpt from MdMD for Life 2011, available now. Three years ago, James Cumberpatch noticed that he was having difficulty walking. “I’d come to a step and feel nervous about stepping up,” he recalls. Then he started to fall. He fell in the front yard and needed to crawl to the car…
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