Sepsis Awareness Month highlights leading cause of deaths in U.S. hospitals

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BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan has declared September as Sepsis Awareness Month in an effort to help spread awareness of the signs, symptoms and severity of the illness. Sepsis is a serious and... Read more »

Reception will honor Frederick's healthiest businesses

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FREDERICK, Md. — A cocktail reception will recognize employers from Frederick County that have received this year’s Wellness at Work Awards. The award is a statewide program of the Healthiest... Read more »

Family physicians join WVU Medicine practice at Spring Mills

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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine University Healthcare Physicians recently announced that Kalah Ainsworth, D.O., and Brittany Gusic, M.D., have joined the physician staff at WVU Medicine Primary... Read more »

Support groups for the week of Sept. 17, 2018

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077 Monday, Sept. 17, weigh in 7 to 9:15 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292... Read more »

Blood drives for the week of Sept. 17

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• Monday, Sept. 17 — American Legion Funkstown Dixon-Troxell Post 211, 12 N. Westside Ave., Funkstown, 1 to 6:30 p.m. • Monday, Sept. 17 — Clopper-Michael Post 10 American Legion, 710 N. Main St.,... Read more »

Community seminar on Parkinson's disease planned

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The Four State Alliance for Parkinson’s Support, spearheaded by the Hagerstown Parkinson’s Support Group and the Friends in Frederick Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, announces The 2019... Read more »

TOPS Chapter 0077 highlights

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The best TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) losers for the week were Valerie Eccard, Shirley Knode and Carol LeClaire. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Wanda Gersthner and Jean... Read more »