Monthly Archives: September 2015

Protect Your Sporty Child from Concussions

Every year, doctors diagnose more than a million concussion cases in the United States. Those most likely to suffer such a brain injury include adolescents ages 15 to 19. Many of those injuries result from sports activities. No matter what sport your child plays, you can help protect him or her from serious brain injury. Recognize the…
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Life After Cancer: Importance of Self-Care for Survivors

You’ve endured chemotherapy, radiation treatment, perhaps surgery. Then, your doctor says these wonderful words: “You’re cancer-free!” "Surviving cancer can be an emotional roller coaster for many people, as they attempt to navigate the 'new normal' of their lives," explains Kenneth Miller, M.D., an oncologist in the Alvin and Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at LifeBridge Health…
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Backpackers Beware: School Load Can Cause Injury, Pain

Homework can cause any child to feel weighed down. But if your children go off to school lugging a backpack overloaded with textbooks, notepaper, binders and other supplies, they may be shouldering a load that actually could hurt their backs. And over time, too much weight on a young back — or wearing a backpack improperly —…
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A Diversity Message From Neil Meltzer – September

As the first days of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah celebrates the new hopes and opportunities that come whenever a calendar page is turned.  It’s a chance for introspection, to take stock of the past year’s successes and tribulations in equal measure, and in doing so, build upon them. Rosh Hashanah is one of…
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Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Strategies

About 5 million Americans of all ages have epilepsy, which means they get seizures. Seizures are changes in the brain’s normal electric activity that can last just a few seconds or several minutes. Some seizures are invisible and only cause a person with epilepsy to sense unusual tastes or smells. Other seizures can cause symptoms…
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  • Through our #HealthyMD partnership with @wjztv this month we're talking about kids. Dr. Aziza Shad, chair of the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai, offers these tips for choosing a pediatrician. #kids #health #pediatrician

    lifebridgehealth: "Through our #HealthyMD partnership with @wjztv this month we're talking about kids. Dr. Aziza Shad, chair of the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai, offers these tips for choosing a pediatrician. #kids #health #pediatrician"
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  • Congratulations to the #LifeBridgeHealth PR/marketing team for receiving the "Award of Excellence" in Internal Communications from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Maryland chapter. The team won for their 2017 campaign "Building a Better Workday." Also congratulations to the team at Carroll Hospital for winning two PRSA awards in collaboration with Devaney & Associates Advertising, Inc., The community publication, A Healthy Dose, won Best in Maryland in the print/magazine category. The “Annual Check-up” advertising campaign won the Award of Excellence in the public service category. #BIM18 #PublicRelations #PRSA

    lifebridgehealth: "Congratulations to the #LifeBridgeHealth PR/marketing team for receiving the "Award of Excellence" in Internal Communications from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Maryland chapter. The team won for their 2017 campaign "Building a Better Workday." Also congratulations to the team at Carroll Hospital for winning two PRSA awards in collaboration with Devaney & Associates Advertising, Inc., The community publication, A Healthy Dose, won Best in Maryland in the print/magazine category. The “Annual Check-up” advertising campaign won the Award of Excellence in the public service category. #BIM18 #PublicRelations #PRSA"
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  • Happy New Year! Meet our first babies of 2019! At #SinaiHospital, Kavish Bhari arrived just after 1 pm on January 1. Kavish's arrival keeps it all in the #LifeBridgeHealth family as his mom works at #Levindale. @carroll_hospital’s first baby arrived this yesterday morning! Mariyah Victoria Parada made her debut at 9:27AM. Congratulations to all! #newyearsbaby #newyear

    lifebridgehealth: "Happy New Year! Meet our first babies of 2019! At #SinaiHospital, Kavish Bhari arrived just after 1 pm on January 1. Kavish's arrival keeps it all in the #LifeBridgeHealth family as his mom works at #Levindale. @carroll_hospital’s  first baby arrived this yesterday morning! Mariyah Victoria Parada made her debut at 9:27AM. Congratulations to all! #newyearsbaby #newyear"
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  • Happy New Year from #LifeBridgeHealth!

    lifebridgehealth: "Happy New Year from #LifeBridgeHealth!"
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  • Congratulations to this month's superstars, #SinaiHospital's Christine Sullivan, #NorthWestHospital's Kathy Phelps, #Levindale's Rialinda Cimafranca and @carroll_hospital’s Virginia Kinsella!

    lifebridgehealth: "Congratulations to this month's superstars, #SinaiHospital's Christine Sullivan, #NorthWestHospital's Kathy Phelps, #Levindale's Rialinda Cimafranca and @carroll_hospital’s Virginia Kinsella!"
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  • Merry Christmas from #LifeBridgeHealth!

    lifebridgehealth: "Merry Christmas from #LifeBridgeHealth!"
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  • #LifeBridgeHealth leaders are looking to inspire the next generation. Here are some photos of President & CEO Neil Meltzer during his graduation speech at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. @umdpublichealth

    lifebridgehealth: "#LifeBridgeHealth leaders are looking to inspire the next generation. Here are some photos of President & CEO Neil Meltzer during his graduation speech at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. @umdpublichealth"
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  • Randallstown High School AHP (Academy of Health Professions) students and Northwest Hospital medical Students participated in the #NorthwestHospital Holiday Adopt-A-Family program. The AHP students received community service hours for volunteering and giving back to the community. #community #teamwork #happyholidays #holidays @randallstownhsahp

    lifebridgehealth: "Randallstown High School AHP (Academy of Health Professions) students and Northwest Hospital medical Students participated in the #NorthwestHospital Holiday Adopt-A-Family program. The AHP students received community service hours for volunteering and giving back to the community.  #community #teamwork #happyholidays #holidays @randallstownhsahp"
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  • The #RubinInstitute's holiday party at #SinaiHospital is like none other. Current and former patients, their families, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Baltimore City firefighters and Santa got together for the 37th annual event. There were face painters, caricature artists, food, fun and gifts. The party also celebrates the life-changing care at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics. #happyholidays #holidayparty #orthopedics

    lifebridgehealth: "The #RubinInstitute's holiday party at #SinaiHospital is like none other. Current and former patients, their families, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Baltimore City firefighters and Santa got together for the 37th annual event. There were face painters, caricature artists, food, fun and gifts. The party also celebrates the life-changing care at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics. #happyholidays #holidayparty #orthopedics"
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  • The team members at #NorthwestHospital had so much fun at their annual holiday party this year. They enjoyed delicious food, great company and awesome music! Check out these pictures from the celebration. #HolidayParty #HappyHolidays #LifeBridgeHealth

    lifebridgehealth: "The team members at #NorthwestHospital had so much fun at their annual holiday party this year. They enjoyed delicious food, great company and awesome music! Check out these pictures from the celebration. #HolidayParty #HappyHolidays #LifeBridgeHealth"
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