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Healthy Eating Key for Age-related Macular Degeneration Prevention

There is no permanent cure for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults ages 50 and older affecting about 10 million Americans.
10-Apr-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


What is Low Vision?

It is most common in people 60 and older, but low vision can affect anyone at any age.
9-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Playing of Brahms’ Lullaby Marks New Births at Sinai Hospital

Occasionally—at any given time—a sweet-sounding, classic children’s melody is played over the intercom system at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for all to hear. It is part of a new tradition at the hospital that acknowledges a joyous time for...
6-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dispelling Myths about Inherited Cancer and Genetic Testing

A family history of cancer is certainly a common, uncontrollable risk factor. But most cancers aren’t inherited.
5-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month—No Cellphones While Driving

According to the National Safety Council, there were more than 40,000 motor vehicle deaths across our nation in 2017, with distracted driving being cited as a major contributor.
4-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


10 LifeBridge Health Nurses Named Among Baltimore Magazine’s 2018 “Excellence in Nursing” Honorees

Ten LifeBridge Health nurses are among 50 nurses in the Greater Baltimore region who will be honored by Baltimore magazine this spring for their extraordinary contributions to the health care field.
3-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New 3D Technology Giving RIAO Physicians Greater Insight into Foot Ailments

A New Outpatient Rehabilitation Program at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Is Enhancing Orthotic Care with New Pressure-Sensing 3D Technology That Can Help Physicians More Precisely Pinpoint the...
21-Feb-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Annual Dilated Eye Exams Key in Preventing Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness among people ages 40 to 60. The longer you have diabetes, the greater your likelihood of developing vision problems increases.
21-Feb-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Don't Get Burned - Important Eye Safety During the Solar Eclipse

It’s important to know what to do and what NOT to do so you can check out the eclipse without damaging your eyes or even causing blindness!
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Tips For Your Teen's First OB/GYN Visit

Tips for your daughter's first OB/GYN visit from Dr. Julie Jacobstein, a board-certified adolescent gynecologist with LifeBridge Health.
17-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT


Tie Into Will Smith’s New Movie, Concussion, with Compelling, Crucial Medical Insight into the Dangers of Concussions

3-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST


Women’s Soccer; Girls Concussions – Kevin Crutchfield, M.D., of LifeBridge Health Offers Expert Insight

With the mega-excitement about women's soccer, lots of little girls may now want to play soccer. Kevin Crutchfield, M.D., from LifeBridge Health shares insight about the risks of concussions and things parents should consider before deciding if...
8-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT


Dr Michael Williams, From Berman Brain & Spine Institute, on Medically-Induced Comas, their Use and Consciousness Levels

5-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST


OSU Player & Effects of Multiple Concussions. Concussion Expert Kevin Crutchfield Available for Interviews

1-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST


Expert Available in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Relating to Chronic Wound Treatment

Michael Eastman, C.H.T, E.M.T., is a certified hyperbaric technologist and emergency medical technician.
3-Apr-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Sarcoma Expert Available to Discuss Importance of Being Treated by Specialist and the Collaboration Between All Members of the Oncology Team

Albert J. Aboulafia, M.D., FACS, MBA, serves as the Director of Sarcoma Services at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Sinai Hospital. He is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in clinical and research aspects of the care,...
16-Jul-2012 9:50 AM EDT

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