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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  • Special delivery at #CarrollHospital today. Check out the pictures when the hyperbaric chambers arrived! #LifeBridgeHealth #Maryland #Medical #MedicalEquipment #Healthcare #Hospital

    lifebridgehealth: "Special delivery at #CarrollHospital today. Check out the pictures when the hyperbaric chambers arrived! 
#LifeBridgeHealth #Maryland #Medical #MedicalEquipment #Healthcare #Hospital"
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  • Patient safety champions across #LifeBridgeHealth are celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week by rounding on units, hosting presentations and quizzes, and much more! Today, some of the champions from #Levindale's quality, nursing, medical affairs, clinical excellence and administration teams came together to a staged room to identify items that did not belong there. Everyone had a good time with this challenge! Thank you for keeping our patients and residents safe. #HRMWeek #Healthcare #Hospital #Work #Maryland #WorkEvent

    lifebridgehealth: "Patient safety champions across #LifeBridgeHealth are celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week by rounding on units, hosting presentations and quizzes, and much more! Today, some of the champions from #Levindale's quality, nursing, medical affairs, clinical excellence and administration teams came together to a staged room to identify items that did not belong there. Everyone had a good time with this challenge! Thank you for keeping our patients and residents safe. #HRMWeek #Healthcare #Hospital #Work #Maryland #WorkEvent"
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  • #Levindale celebrates the first day of #summer with Behavioral Health Education Day, an effort to spread awareness about #mentalhealth issues. Patients and community members were invited to learn more about mental health topics such as #stress reduction, fall prevention, safe swallowing, #Alzheimer's and #dementia. #LifeBridgeHealth #Health #Maryland #Healthcare #LiveHealthy #Event #Community #CommunityEvent

    lifebridgehealth: "#Levindale celebrates the first day of #summer with Behavioral Health Education Day, an effort to spread awareness about #mentalhealth issues. Patients and community members were invited to learn more about mental health topics such as #stress reduction, fall prevention, safe swallowing, #Alzheimer's and #dementia.

#LifeBridgeHealth #Health #Maryland #Healthcare #LiveHealthy #Event #Community #CommunityEvent"
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  • #WednesdayWisdom This #summer as you spend more time outside – working out, gardening, and running errands - it’s important to remember that #heat can have a serious impact on your #health. Avoid overheating by staying hydrated, including drinking plenty of #water. #LifeBridgeHealth #Wisdom #Healthy #LiveHealthy #Summer17 #WorkOut #GoOutside #Tips #HealthTips #Healthcare #Maryland

    lifebridgehealth: "#WednesdayWisdom This #summer as you spend more time outside – working out, gardening, and running errands - it’s important to remember that #heat can have a serious impact on your #health.  Avoid overheating by staying hydrated, including drinking plenty of #water.

#LifeBridgeHealth #Wisdom #Healthy #LiveHealthy #Summer17 #WorkOut #GoOutside #Tips #HealthTips #Healthcare #Maryland"
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  • #NorthwestHospital employees and guests enjoyed a fun evening at the recent bull roast. This bi-annual celebration is a great time for teams to get together outside the hospital. #Work #WorkEvent #LifeBridgeHealth #Healthcare #Maryland #Hospital #Family #Event #BullRoast

    lifebridgehealth: "#NorthwestHospital employees and guests enjoyed a fun evening at the recent bull roast. This bi-annual celebration is a great time for teams to get together outside the hospital.

#Work #WorkEvent #LifeBridgeHealth #Healthcare #Maryland #Hospital #Family #Event #BullRoast"
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  • #LifeBridgeHealth is proud to serve the needs of #Baltimore's #LGBTQ community, including a proud showing at this weekend's #BaltimorePride Parade. #TeamLifeBridge #LoveIsLove #Maryland #Healthcare #Support #CommunityEvent #LGBT #Love #🏳️‍🌈

    lifebridgehealth: "#LifeBridgeHealth is proud to serve the needs of #Baltimore's #LGBTQ community, including a proud showing at this weekend's #BaltimorePride Parade.

#TeamLifeBridge #LoveIsLove #Maryland #Healthcare #Support #CommunityEvent #LGBT #Love #🏳️‍🌈"
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  • #TeamLifeBridge had a great time at the #BaltimorePride parade this past weekend!! Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the day with us! #LifeBridgeHealth #Baltimore #Pride #LGBTQ #LoveIsLove #LGBT #Maryland #Pride2017

    lifebridgehealth: "#TeamLifeBridge had a great time at the #BaltimorePride parade this past weekend!! Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the day with us! 
#LifeBridgeHealth #Baltimore #Pride #LGBTQ #LoveIsLove #LGBT #Maryland #Pride2017"
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  • Happy #FathersDay from LifeBridge Health!

    lifebridgehealth: "Happy #FathersDay from LifeBridge Health!"
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  • Have you seen noticed the construction around #NorthwestHospital? Crews are making big progress on the Old Court Pavilion, which will be home to lots of great activities and services for our patients! #StayTuned #LifeBridgeHealth #TeamLifeBridge #Healthcare #Maryland #Construction #Unveiling #Hospital #Renovation #Project #ComingSoon

    lifebridgehealth: "Have you seen noticed the construction around #NorthwestHospital? Crews are making big progress on the Old Court Pavilion, which will be home to lots of great activities and services for our patients! #StayTuned #LifeBridgeHealth #TeamLifeBridge #Healthcare #Maryland #Construction #Unveiling #Hospital #Renovation #Project #ComingSoon"
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  • A #picnic is a sure sign of #summer! The #Levindale team enjoyed a beautiful day outside of their facility at this year's summer employee event. #LifeBridgeHealth #Healthcare #TeamLifeBridge #Maryland

    lifebridgehealth: "A #picnic is a sure sign of #summer! The #Levindale team enjoyed a beautiful day outside of their facility at this year's summer employee event. #LifeBridgeHealth #Healthcare #TeamLifeBridge #Maryland"
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