Monthly Archives: March 2016

Just a Passing Cramp? Or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

There it is again ... that funny sensation in your wrist you've been experiencing for weeks. Could you have carpal tunnel syndrome? And, if so, what treatment is available? Common carpal tunnel symptoms With carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), your hand and wrist tingle from pressure on the median nerve that runs through a narrow passage…
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Should You Get a Bone Density Screening?

Osteoporosis, or low bone density, causes more than 2 million fractures in the United States every year. There normally aren’t any warning signs, which is why an osteoporosis screening — a painless test similar to an X-ray — is so important. Many people aren’t getting the osteoporosis screenings they need, though, according to a new…
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Do You Have This Arthritis Warning Sign?

You might not think a nagging pain in your knee as you climb to the second floor warrants medical attention. But a new study suggests a compelling reason to visit your doctor at the first sign of knee pain when you ascend or descend steps. Pain on stairs could serve as the first warning sign…
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Meaty Diets Can Be a Risk Factor for Colorectal Cancer

What we eat has long been thought to affect our risk of developing cancer of the colon and rectum. Meat and fish continue to be the focus of many studies. More and more evidence  shows that eating too much meat may be harmful, while consuming more fish may ward off colorectal cancer. Red Meat Increases…
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Choosing a Primary Care Physician — The Smart Way

The average American between ages 18 and 64 visits a doctor’s office nearly four times a year, with roughly half of those visits being made to primary care physicians (PCPs). Checking in regularly with your PCP important. These checkups can prevent health problems before they start and help you establish a relationship with your PCP.…
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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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