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Online “Q & A” Seminar Offered for Patients with Diabetes

November 11, 2021
In celebration of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology physician Medha Satyarengga, MD, will host a free online seminar, "Ask the Doctor," on Tuesday, November 16th at 5 p.m.

Opening Ceremony at UM Shore Regional Health at Cambridge Marks New Era of Health Care in Dorchester County

October 28, 2021
A group of people smile while cutting the ribbon to the new Cambridge freestanding medical facility.
Local health care leaders and elected officials celebrated the pending opening of the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health at Cambridge facility yesterday with an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony on-site at Cambridge Marketplace on U.S. Route 50/Ocean Gateway. The opening of the $53 million, state-of-the-art facility, which has been under construction since January 2020, marks the beginning of a new era of expanded access to quality health care services for Dorchester County residents.

Primary Stroke Center at Easton Earns Honors from American Heart Association

October 27, 2021
Four people stand socially distanced, smiling, and one woman in the middle is holding a sign indicating they won an award for Stroke Care from the American Heart Association.
University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton’s Primary Stroke Center recently was notified by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s achievement in providing the most effective stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence and for its commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients.

The Women’s Health Boutique: Restoring a Positive Self Image After Breast Cancer

October 09, 2021
A woman sits on a concrete ledge and smiles.
At age 17, when Elisa Lawson worked in the bra department at Stewart’s Department Store in Baltimore, little did she know her experience would lead her to help hundreds of women on Maryland’s Eastern Shore recovering from breast cancer. As a Certified Prosthesis Specialist and owner of The Women’s Health Boutique, Lawson provides breast cancer patients across multiple health care systems with post-mastectomy garments, prosthetics and swimwear, including at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Clark Comprehensive Breast Center in Easton.

UM Shore Regional Health Promotes Breast Health Screening, Support Services During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 02, 2021
Two women stand in front of a mosaic smiling.
Breast cancer now accounts for 30 percent of all cancer-related deaths among women in the U.S., but like many cancers, it is highly treatable if detected early. Thanks in part to improved imaging and diagnostic technologies as well as evolving treatment protocols, the national five-year survival rate for breast cancer patients is now 90 percent, and the 10-year rate is 84 percent.