Monthly Archives: November 2015

LifeBridge Health, Maryland PIRG announce tips for toy safety this holiday season

One of the best parts of the holiday season is seeing children open presents. However, it’s imperative that parents, grandparents and anyone else buying toys for children know the latest safety guidelines. In an effort to protect the health and well-being of our littlest consumers, a local nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest advocacy organization has issued…
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Ditch Depression to Become Healthier and Happier

You know that diseases like arthritis and diabetes can have a negative impact on health. Yet you may not realize that another disease — depression — is just as serious. The good news is that depression is highly treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking treatment will improve your mental and physical health. Are You Depressed? Knowing…
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Maryland’s First Lady Celebrates Thanksgiving with the Samuelson Children’s Hospital

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Thanksgiving came early this year for the patients, employees and volunteers of the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai.

Every year, the Children's Hospital hosts a Pediatric Thanksgiving Luncheon — complete with turkey and all the trimmings — for approximately 200 hungry patrons. The annual event, held the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, brings food, festivity and family to the young patients.

The luncheon was provided in part by an anonymous "friend of Sinai" who believes moments like these can help families forget for a moment that they are in a hospital.

This year marked the 34th annual event and also featured a very special guest: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan was on hand to dish up some delicious food and personally interact with patients, families and volunteers.

Happy Thanksgiving from LifeBridge Health!

Photos courtesy of First Lady Yumi Hogan.

 

To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premier health care organization, call 410-601-WELL.

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Holidays Can Be Happy and Healthy with Diabetes

Getting together with friends and relatives is a favorite part of the holidays. If you have diabetes, though, it’s best to add some caution to your holiday cheer. Sweets abound, and there is usually more food around than we need. Add too much alcohol and you could be headed for trouble. Usually, when your blood…
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New Sinai Pain Center

This fall, the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) opened the Sinai Pain Center. Led by a team of five physiatrists, the Center features enhanced treatment rooms, state-of-the art technologies, and a relaxed, tranquil setting, all designed with one goal in mind: to help patients find relief from acute and chronic pain. Although the…
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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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