Blog Posts in August, 2007

08.24.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Achieves Stroke Center Designation

Atlantic General Hospital’s Stroke Center received official designation this week from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) as a Primary Stroke Center. This designation means that Atlantic General has met the ...

08.24.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Registered Nurses Earn First Assist Certificate

After several years of intensive training, two registered nurses in Atlantic General Hospital’s Surgical Services Department are now certified as registered nurse first assists (RNFAs). First assists learn a special skill set to assist the ...

08.22.2007
"Delmarva's Weight Loss Challenge" to Enter Week 9

According to 51-year-old Quintin Dennis, the most outrageous thing he has every done is “get out of shape.” Along with the 10 other active contestants of “Delmarva’s Weight Loss Challenge,” he’s working hard to get ...

08.17.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Holds Thrift Shop Summer Clearance

The Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary's Thrift Shop is holding a summer clearance sale beginning Tuesday, September 11. All summer clothing will be on sale. The shop is located in the Berlin Shopping Center (near the Save-A-Lot grocery store). ...

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 ...