Blog Posts in October, 2015

10.30.2015
Bariatric Blog

Hello Everyone... Happy Halloween & Early Thanksgiving! We are getting ready for the holidays here in the office. Please come attend one of our support groups this month to help keep you on track & help you stay focused on your weight loss ...

10.29.2015
OCEAN PINES LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION MAKES DONATION TO WOMEN'S DIAGNOSTIC CENTER AT AGH

Berlin, Md. – On Tuesday, October 6, the Ocean Pines Ladies Golf Association held their Annual Pink Lady Golf Tournament at the Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club to raise money to help provide mammogram screenings through the Eunice Q. Sorin ...

10.28.2015
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES ATLANTIC GENERAL PULMONARY CLINIC SERVICES

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System is pleased to announce the opening of Atlantic General Pulmonary Clinic, located in the Atlantic Health Center on Healthway Drive in Berlin, Md. Under the leadership of Medical Director ...

10.26.2015
Healthy Family Fun

Healthy Family Fun Everyone can gain the health benefits of physical activity. Some of these benefits include: weight control, stronger bones and muscles, improved mental health and mood, being able to carry out daily living activities, reduced risk ...

10.23.2015
Atlantic General Hosptial To Offer Bereavement Workshop

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital will be offering a new, free Bereavement Support Workshop beginning on Monday, November 9, 2015. The goal of the bereavement support workshop is to provide participants hope for the future and the skills ...

10.22.2015
The Results are in and Health Literacy is on the rise in Worcester County Schools

Berlin, Md. – Based on recent findings by University of Maryland’s Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy (UM), there was a statistically significant increase in health literacy among students in Worcester County Public Schools ...

10.19.2015
Healthy Cafe Menu for the week of October 17, 2015

Click here to view the Healthy Cafe Menu for the week of October 17, 2015. The cafe is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

10.19.2015
ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015 Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other ...

10.16.2015
Atlantic General Hospital's 17th Annual Health Fair Scheduled For November 7

Berlin, Md. – AGH Healthy Happenings Community Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. The annual free health fair will be held at Snow Hill Middle School, 522 Coulbourne Lane, Snow Hill, Md. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The focus of ...

10.14.2015
Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month - Seeing with Sound

While many of us are familiar with the use of medical ultrasound during pregnancies; many are unaware that an ultrasound can be used throughout all stages of life, and for a variety of medical reasons. Echocardiograms are ultrasound images of the ...

10.14.2015
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL MAIN LOBBY ENTRANCE TO GET A NEW LOOK

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital will be improving the entryway to the main lobby area in the next several weeks to allow for improved patient and visitor entry and exit. This two-phase project will begin on October 19 th and continue ...

10.12.2015
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES WORKSHOP

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital’s health educators trained in the Stanford University Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be offering the program throughout our region. “The hospital has offered an American Diabetes ...

10.09.2015
8 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is an exciting evening for children of all ages. Before you head out with your little ghosts and goblins, consider these safety precautions. Choose or make a well-fitting costume. Note the length for walking ease and if the fabric is ...

10.08.2015
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in October/November. The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, ...

10.02.2015
Healthy Cafe Menu for the week of October 3, 2015

Click here to view the Healthy Cafe Menu for the week of October 3, 2015. The cafe is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays.