Monthly Archives: January 2014

Physician Fridays: Dr. Pedro Arrabal Discusses Gestational Diabetes

The LifeBridge Health blog brings you Physician Fridays, a series of posts devoted to the expertise of our medical experts. In this WBAL-AM "Know Your Health" radio clip, Pedro A. Arrabal, M.D., medical director of the Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk Pregnancy) at Sinai Hospital, discusses gestational diabetes. According to  the American Diabetes Association…
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In the Event of a Heart Attack, LIFENET Can Save Lives

If you are having signs of a heart attack – chest discomfort or pain, perhaps with pain or discomfort in other parts of the upper body; shortness of breath; a cold sweat and/or nausea – you know to call 911. An ambulance will arrive at your home and take you to the hospital. Now, patients…
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Get the Facts About the Flu with our Infographic

Every year we look forward to the fall season for many reasons: the changing color of the leaves, the cool, crisp air, the pumpkin spice lattes and the flu shot. Okay, maybe we don't look forward to getting the flu shot, but we definitely look forward to not getting the flu. The best way to…
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Winter Blues: How to Handle Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Nearly everyone gets the winter blues at some time or another, but for some, they are actually a serious medical disorder. It is estimated that over 6 percent of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and over 14 percent get the milder form called Subsyndromal Seasonal Affective Disorder (SSAD). Both disorders are more prevalent…
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LifeBridge Health Selects New Chief Operating Officer for its Post-Acute Care Division

Barry Jay Eisenberg, FACHE, LNHA, has been named the new executive director and chief operating officer of Post-Acute Services at LifeBridge Health. Eisenberg brings decades of proven expertise and forward thinking to one of Baltimore’s most progressive leaders in the post-acute care arena. Eisenberg will lead the entire 440-bed post-acute division, which spans across two…
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