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Study Uses Music Therapy to Help Fix 'Chemo Brain'

April 21, 2014

...cancer and then chemotherapy, they know the difficulty that accompanies moving past the struggle to get back to their former selves. One local hospital believes music can help some survivors recover from a condition that's known as chemo brain. The Mercy Medical Center's Healing Power of Music Chorus has been preparing for a benefit concert with the Maryland State Boychoir on May 4, but there's something else going on at the hospital for a few of the participants. They're also...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Nurses Vital Role in EMR Upgrades

April 19, 2014

...RN-BC, said opportunities for nurses in health informatics are growing. Involving nurses increases efficiencies of the system by making it more user-friendly due to their first-hand experience, said Beth Kilmoyer, DNP, RN-BC, nursing informatics manager at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore…


What Doctors Tell Their Friends About Preventing Cancer

April 16, 2014

"Truthfully, by the time you're done preparing for the test—especially drinking that liquid you're given beforehand—the most uncomfortable part is over. So schedule that appointment, and go through with it." —Armando Sardi, M.D., surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore

Source: MSN Lifestyle Canada

Loyola Names Sister Helen Amos Business Leader of the Year

April 10, 2014

Sister Helen Amos, RSM, executive chair of the board of trustees of Mercy Health Services, and the leadership of Mercy Health Services have been named Business Leader of the Year for 2014 by Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business and Management. Sister Helen will...

Source: Citybizlist Philadelphia

Mercy Health Services to be honored

April 10, 2014

Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business said Thursday it will present its 2014 Business Leader of the Year Award in October to Sister Helen Amos, executive chair of the board of trustees of Mercy Health Services, and the leadership of Mercy Health Services...

Source: Daily Record - Online

More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

April 10, 2014

...of Norovirus have been reported by nearly a dozen cruise lines sailing from U.S. ports in recent years, including Holland America, Celebrity, Cunard Line and a National Geographic cruise on Lindblad Expeditions. Travel medicine expert Michael Zimring of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore said the outbreaks, while unpleasant, are usually mild. "These outbreaks happen because you have more people in a small area," Zimring said. "Travel means not always following good hand washing rules,...

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Arterial Ulcers

April 5, 2014

Dr. Kurtis Kim of Mercy Medical Center discusses Arterial Ulcers...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Finding Jobs Increasingly Tough for Young Adults

April 5, 2014

...each summer through YouthWorks. “There's 13,000 companies in the city of Baltimore,” Sitnick said. “If everyone would just hire one youth, it would certainly make a big dent.” Christopher Parker, 20, credits his six summers in YouthWorks — five at Mercy Medical Center — for the 30-hour-a-week job he started last Monday at the Baltimore hospital. Mercy, which has had positive experiences with its YouthWorks participants, was happy to bring him back permanently,...

Source: TribLIVE

Thyroid Cancer Odds: One In Eight For Women

April 4, 2014

Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Kurtis Campbell discusses thyroid cancer and its treatment options. Women need to pay...

Source: YouTube

Get Smarter, Think FAST for Stroke Awareness

April 1, 2014

...vessel breaks (called an aneurysm), interrupting blood flow to an area of your brain.When either of these things happens, brain cells begin to die and brain damage occurs. “Most common strokes are from a hemorrhage or aneurysm,” says Dr. Elliott M. Badder, vascular surgeon at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. “Then there are poor circulation strokes, which are more of a limited area of loss and mini strokes, or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).” Anyone can have a stroke but...

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