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Health care provider 'meets people where they are'

July 20, 2014

A mobile clinic operated by Health Care for the Homeless provides medical services at ... By Danae King, The Baltimore Sun ... The organization also did some fundraising, and received support from Mercy Medical Center's Order of...

Source: Baltimore Sun

Longtime Mercy volunteer concludes more than five decades of service

July 20, 2014

TIMONIUM –Anna Hergenroeder stopped working as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center in 1962 but her affection for the Baltimore hospital made her stick around. “I just love the hospital,” the 94-year-old said. “I love being around people who need help.” Hergenroeder ended a 52-year...

Source: Catholic Review – Online

MRSA: What You Do (and Don’t) Have to Worry About

July 18, 2014

MRSA: What You Do (and Don’t) Have to Worry About by Marc I. Leavey, M.D….CONTRIBUTING WRITERS…Leavey…now sees patients at Lutherville Personal Physicians, a satellite of Mercy Medical Center, Mercy Health Services, in Baltimore, MD.

Source: Sports Destination Management (SDM) Magazine

Can Sugar Make You Fat?

July 18, 2014

...muscles and other body tissues. It is almost impossible to get fat from eating too much protein, "But don't be tricked into thinking your body uses excess protein to build more fat-burning muscle tissue," warns registered dietitian Alison Massey, director of Diabetes Education at The Center for Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. "Extra protein is simply stored until it is needed for other jobs." Very few foods are pure protein, anyway; most contain a mix of..

Source: QualityHealth.com

CDC Falls Under Fire After Recent Security Breaches

July 18, 2014

...doesn't stop there. Food and Drug Administration officials say that collection includes another 300 carefully packaged vials that were what Ghanen says were ” Undetected without anyone's knowledge” filled with viruses like dengue fever and influenza. Dr. Michael Zimring, the Director of Travel Medicine at Mercy Medical Center says dengue fever could kill the second time you get it. The embarrassing findings are just the latest that have the CDC under fire. In June researchers...

Source: WJZ-TV13-online, Capital Bay

HPS2-THRIVE: Game (Mostly) Over for Niacin

July 18, 2014

...instances of a proto-drug coming to market, only to be withdrawn and subsequently-introduced derivative pharmaceuticals fulfilling the promise of the parent product, without the problems. Perhaps that will be niacin's ultimate destiny." -- Marc Leavey, MD, of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore "A newer class of HDL raising drugs -- CETP inhibitors -- raise HDL levels to a much greater degree than niacin, but the trials have had disappointing results. There is one CETP trial still in progress,...

Source: MedPage Today

More new moms turning to placenta for help

July 17, 2014

...in late June when he started having symptoms of jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes. He said he was experiencing persistent itching and continued yellowing. Doctors thought it was accurate Hepatitis. They were wrong. His wife headed home to Baltimore where Wilhide was checked into Mercy Medical Center. Doctors concluded that Wilhide had an extremely rare cancer of the bile ducts. It's called cholangiocarcinoma; a disease less than 1 percent of the population is diagnosed...

Source: Baltimore Sun – Online

Hopkins Hospital bumped from top spot to No. 3 on US News ranking

July 15, 2014

Also pleased with the rankings was Mercy Medical Center, ranked second to Hopkins among hospitals in the state. The Baltimore hospital was singled ...

Source: Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune - Online

How to Get a Baby to Stop Drooling So Much When Teething

July 15, 2014

While infant drooling is a messy annoyance, there's not much you can do to diminish it, according to Dr. Robert Boughan, who practices internal medicine and pediatrics at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore…

Source: Mom.Me

How To Keep Your Breasts From Being Engorged When Breastfeeding

July 15, 2014

While it can be painful, engorgement is a sign that your body is ready to produce the milk your baby needs. OB/GYN Erika Lynn Nichelson of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore says that women should breastfeed often or pump regularly to prevent engorgement from reoccurring

Source: Mom.Me

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