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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  • 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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