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LifeBridge Health’s Center for Hope Launches Red Desk Project As Call-to-Action to Prevent Child Homicide

In a powerful call-to-action to prevent child homicides, LifeBridge Health's Center for Hope created a moving public art display: 111 red school desks on the lawn of Sinai Hospital. Each desk represents a child killed in the City of Baltimore over...
5-May-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Take it easy: How to gradually, and safely, approach running workouts after long periods of physical inactivity

Sedentary lifestyles have been common during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the availability of vaccines increasing and restrictions starting to ease, it might be a good time to (safely) get into the workout groove.
16-Apr-2021 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthy eating: Tips for planning nutritious meals and snacks

Nutrition goals aren’t the same for everyone. These tips, however, may help you personalize your new eating habits
16-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma: Why routine exams and early treatment are important

Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world behind cataracts, is often referred to as “the silent thief of sight” because it can so easily go undetected.
12-Mar-2021 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Signs your child may have vision problems

Pediatricians can identify vision problems in children. However, there are signs parents themselves can spot.
12-Mar-2021 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Why child vision screenings are important during COVID-19

Delayed checkups and routine screenings due to COVID-19 have been common.
11-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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When should contact lenses be considered for your child?

Are contact lenses right for your child? When might be a good time for your child to wear them?
11-Mar-2021 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Should your child use blue-light-blocking glasses?

Blue light-blocking glasses, with digital device usage on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic (particularly among children and adolescents), continue to grow in popularity.
10-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Addressing Mental Health in the Era of COVID-19

LifeBridge Health Chief of Psychiatry Drew Pate, M.D., and Chair of Emergency Medicine Reginald Brown, M.D., say we must be mindful of our physical and mental health during the pandemic. They explain how to do that.
21-Aug-2020 1:35 PM EDT

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COVID-19: What you should know if you have sickle cell disease

If you have sickle cell disease, you are at higher risk than the general population for severe complications from COVID-19.
7-Jul-2020 9:35 AM EDT

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COVID-19: How best to handle eyewear

If you wear contact lenses, eyeglasses or safety glasses, you may be wondering how to best handle eyewear to protect from the coronavirus (COVID-19) and other infections.
21-May-2020 4:10 PM EDT

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EVALI and other vaping risks: What you should know

EVALI and other vaping risks: What you should know
10-Mar-2020 12:00 PM EDT

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Expert on the Toll of Child Abuse on Victims

7-Mar-2019 4:15 PM EST

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Can an older surgeon operate safely on your loved ones? Check out Dr. Mark Katlic’s Aging Surgeon Program at Sinai https://bit.ly/1ywju3s

22-Jan-2019 5:05 PM EST

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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

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