Blog Posts in April, 2006

04.28.2006
Free Screenings Offered at Pocomoke City Health Fair

Residents of lower Worcester County who are concerned about high cholesterol, diabetes or prostate cancer can take advantage of the free screenings that will be offered at the Pocomoke City Health Fair to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2006. The health ...

04.28.2006
Breast Surgeon Kertrisa McWhite Speaks at Free Seminar on Breast Cancer in Younger Women

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. The risk of breast cancer is higher as a woman ages, but the threat is still very real for women under 40. Please join breast surgeon Kertrisa McWhite, M.D., on ...

04.27.2006
May is Stroke Awareness Month: Learn the Signs and Symptoms

The first three hours after an attack are crucial for successful treatment Although the symptoms of stroke are distinct, too few stroke victims recognize them and seek help when a “brain attack” occurs. Signs of a stroke such as sudden ...

04.25.2006
The Low-Down on Transferring Your Medical Records

Squeezing a doctor’s visit, a trip to the pharmacy for prescribed medications, and a full-time job into a workday can be difficult for even the most organized individual. A simple transfer of medical records to a specialist or new primary ...

04.21.2006
Lack of Proper Health Care Coverage Plagues Nearly 46 Million Americans

This information is released in an effort to raise awareness of the uninsured and underinsured population in this country in conjunction with National Cover the Uninsured Week, May 1 through 7, 2006. One in seven Americans is going about daily life ...

04.18.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Scores in Top 5 Percent in Patient Satisfaction

A twelve-month patient satisfaction survey conducted by NRC Picker, an international healthcare quality measurement agency, reveals that Atlantic General Hospital is supporting its mission to provide quality care and personalized service to its ...

04.04.2006
Foundation for Cardiovascular Research Gift Makes Wellness Program Possible

With a recent gift of $20,000 to Atlantic General Hospital came the words, “Use it wisely and good luck with your endeavors,” written in the hand of Jean Bellet Green, president of the Foundation for Cardiovascular Research. The ...