Monthly Archives: April 2015

Sinai’s Smallest Patients Attend Hospital’s Biggest NICU Reunion

It was a day filled with laughter, hugs and “remember whens” as former patients of the Jennifer Gandel Kachura Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sinai Hospital and their families gathered recently to celebrate with NICU caregivers and other families at a special annual reunion. Approximately 300 families stopped by to catch up with the…
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Nurse Honored for 50 Years of Service by Northwest Hospital

How different are things in 2015 than they were 50 years ago? You be the judge. In 1970, Richard Nixon was president, a gallon of gas was 36 cents, and the Apollo 13 mission to the moon was launched. That was also the year that Shirley Sluder, R.N., joined the Northwest Hospital family. Last week,…
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Robots to the Rescue: The da Vinci® Surgical System

Robots help surgeons treat cancer, gynecologic and prostate conditions, among others. It may sound like a science fiction movie, but for patients facing serious medical conditions it is very real — and very welcome. At LifeBridge Health, many patients who undergo minimally invasive surgery are operated on with the da Vinci® Surgical System. "Minimally invasive…
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Weight Cycling: Avoid the Ups and Downs of Weight Loss

How many times have you lost weight only to gain it back again? Continual cycles of weight loss and gain, also known as weight cycling, can be discouraging. But it may damage more than your self-esteem. Weighing the Risks More research is needed about the health impact of weight cycling. But some studies link yo-yo…
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The LifeBridge Health Physician Network Is Now 1,700 Strong

With our affiliation with Carroll Hospital, the LifeBridge Health physician network is now bigger and stronger than ever. More than 1,700 LifeBridge Health primary care physicians and specialists are now providing care throughout Maryland. Our doctors can be found in Baltimore City and County, Carroll County, and other counties such as Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard,…
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