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08.15.2007
"Delmarva's Biggest Loser" Contestants Battle On

The “Delmarva’s Biggest Loser” Competition and Olympia Fitness Clubs continue to help 11 Eastern Shore residents achieve their dreams of slimmer, healthier bodies one pound at a time. But, facing Week 9 of the contest, the ...

08.15.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for September 2007

Tuesday, September 4 Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 5 Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education ...

08.15.2007
Atlantic General Hospital offers Free Reiki Information Session

Atlantic General Hospital will host a free educational seminar in September about the practice and benefits of Reiki, a form of touch therapy that originated in the Far East. Reiki Master Valerie Mann will discuss the healing benefits of this ancient ...

08.08.2007
"Delmarva's Biggest Loser" Contestants Battle On

The eleven “Delmarva’s Biggest Loser” contestants hit the 200 pound mark this past week, losing nearly 7 percent of their total body weight on average. Learning to eat right and exercising on a consistent basis is difficult for even ...

08.02.2007
"Delmarva's Biggest Loser" Competition Nears the Halfway Point

As the summer heats up, participants in the “Delmarva’s Biggest Loser” competition sponsored by Olympia Fitness Clubs are sweating more than their fair share. The group, now down to 11 contestants after Gary McHugh dropped from the ...

07.31.2007
Atlantic General Health System Practictioner Wins Nursing Award

Cheryl Layfield, of Millsboro, Del., received the Delaware Excellence in Nursing Practice Award for Advanced Practice at the Delaware Nurses Association (DNA) Awards Banquet held in Dover in July. Layfield, who has been a nurse for 27 years and a ...

07.31.2007
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Announces Recent Appointments to Medical Staff

Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed the following physicians to the hospital and Atlantic General Health System’s (AGHS) medical staff: Sean Dakshaw, DO, specializes in emergency medicine. He graduated from Philadelphia College of ...

07.24.2007
Week 4 Results for "Delmarva's Biggest Loser" Competition are in

Lena Cropper has been told that she’s a procrastinator. She admits that she’s her own worst critic Two powerful forces that can stand in the way of weight loss. But, Cropper says she’s working on it. And, her results so far in the ...

07.24.2007
AGH Foundation Gears up for Fall Golf Class

Event sponsorships and team registration now being accepted With the month of July drawing to a close, the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s 14th Annual Fall Golf Classic is just around the corner. Scheduled for Thursday, September 27, ...

07.18.2007
Contestants slog through Week 4 of "Delmarva's Biggest Loser" competition - See more at: http://www.atlanticgeneral.org/main/newscontent/contestants-slog-through-week-4-of-delmarvas-bigge-176.aspx#sthash.5uwvMpjG.dpuf

The group loses an average of 4.5 percent of their total body weight at Week 3 weigh-in Entering Week 4 of the “Delmarva’s Biggest Loser Competition,” contestant John C. Gore didn’t make first place. But, that’s OK. Tied ...

07.17.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for August 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 1 Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, August 3 Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health Class #1 ...

07.10.2007
Salisbury Resident in Lead in Local Biggest Loser Competition

On June 25, six men and six women from the Delmarva community made their official entry into a contest they fervently hope will change their lives. The first weigh-in for “Delmarva’s Biggest Loser,” held at Olympia Fitness Clubs in ...

07.05.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Offers Chronic Disease Management Course

“Living Well …Take Charge of your Health” Workshops come to Worcester County Do you have a chronic disease or condition? Or, do you take care of someone with a chronic condition? If you do, then you should consider making your life ...

06.19.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for July 2007

Monday, July 2 Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education Rite-Aid, ...

06.12.2007
Christmas in July Comes to Hospital Thrift Shop

The Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Christmas in July sale at the Thrift Shop from Saturday, July 7 through Saturday, July 14. The sale will include Christmas ornaments, decorations, lights and many more gently used Christmas items. ...

06.04.2007
30 Minute ER Promise Withstands Heat of Summer Volumes

When Atlantic General Hospital launched its 30 Minute ER Promise in February, clinicians and support staff hospital-wide were poised to make the commitment a reality, relying on the improved protocols and technology advances they had implemented ...

05.18.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for June 2007

Sunday, June 3 River Run 5K Run/Walk and Kiddie K River Run Golf Club and Community, Berlin; 5:55 p.m. – Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. This is a Tri-Sports Road Runners Club-sanctioned event benefiting the Atlantic General Hospital ...

05.14.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Honors its Volunteers, Receives Donation

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recognized the hard work and dedication of its volunteers during the annual Auxiliary Awards luncheon held at the Clarion Resort Fountainbleu Hotel on May 1. As a whole, the Auxiliary donated more than ...

05.08.2007
Hospital Auxiliary Holds Gourmet Fudge Sale to Benefit AGH

Atlantic General Hospital’s Auxiliary will be presenting their Fudgie Wudgie Sale, a gourmet chocolate and fudge road show, in the hospital’s main lobby on Thursday, May 24, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. This fudge was voted America’s # ...

04.25.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for May

Tuesday, May 1 Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Yoga Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. ...

04.20.2007
Johns Hopkins Surgeon to Speak at Inflammatory Bowel Disease Seminar

Johns Hopkins University’s Associate Professor of Surgery, Michael R. Marohn, D.O., F.A.C.S., will attend an upcoming seminar, titled “The A to Z’s of IBD: All you wanted to know about Inflammatory Bowel Disease but were afraid to ...

04.18.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Presents at Maryland Patient Safety Conference

Hospital’s Community Medication Record part of Conference’s Best Solutions Track for Patient Safety Initiatives Atlantic General Hospital recently presented the results of its first step in the creation of a comprehensive community ...

04.11.2007
Critical Care Nurses Receive Recognition from Advance for Nurses Magazine

AGH placed first in the region for initiative: superior personalized care given to patients and their families in the Ocean City area for vacation. Atlantic General Hospital’s Critical Care Unit nursing team recently received an award from ...

04.09.2007
Local Internist now Seeing Patients in Fenwick

Barbara Socha, M.D., a physician with nearly two decades of experience in internal medicine who recently opened a practice in Ocean View, Del. is now seeing patients in an additional location in Fenwick Island. Dr. Socha has joined the practice of ...

04.05.2007
The Skinny on Local Hospital Associates' Wellness Activities: A Weight Watchers Success Story

When Atlantic General Hospital’s Associates Getting Healthy wellness program introduced Weight Watchers to its associates as a possible weight loss tool, the response was enthusiastic. More than 40 associates signed up for the Weight Watchers ...

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