Maryland's Health Matters
Thank you for your interest in the latest issue of Maryland's Health Matters! At UM Upper Chesapeake Health, we are committed to giving you and your family the information you need to live healthfully. Here is some additional content that wasn't available in the print magazine. We hope you enjoy it!
The Flu-Proof You (page 4)
You can become a flu-fighting superhero by getting vaccinated, eating a balanced diet, and washing your hands. But what if you're still feeling under the weather and don't have a primary care physician? Find a doctor here!
Back in Balance (pages 6-7)
After a scary fall left breast cancer survivor Kristi Sjoholm-Sierchio feeling unstable and afraid to go out, the NeuroCom balance system helped her get back to her life. Learn more about the importance of having good balance as well as how our Rehabilitation team can help.
A True Calling (pages 8-9)
Our diverse group of volunteers share their skills and talents in over 30 different hospital departments by assisting team members, patients and visitors. Interested in becoming a volunteer?
Intelligent Technology, Compassionate Care (pages 10-12)
For patients diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer commonly caused by asbestos exposure, finding highly-specialized care can be difficult. The thoracic surgery eVisit program at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore connects mesothelioma patients to expert treatment, no matter where they live. To learn more, call UMMC's Department of Thoracic Surgery at 888-754-6631.