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Thomas R. Mullen

Mercy Health Services President & CEO Thomas R. Mullen Announces Pending Retirement

January 16, 2020

Board of Trustees selects David N. Maine, M.D. as future President & CEO effective July 2020.

Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy - Baltimore

Why is Ovarian Cancer So Difficult to Diagnose?

January 6, 2020

A 48-year-old woman is lucky to be alive. The Baltimore native was diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancer-- a disease known as the silent killer. Now, she's doing well and has a message to share.

Lutherville Personal Physicians

Dealing With Childhood Diseases in Adulthood

January 4, 2020

There are a number of illnesses that are common in childhood that generally aren't very serious. But should you come down with them as an adult, recovery is much more difficult.

The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dealing with Spinal Stenosis

January 4, 2020

There are more than 200,000 cases of spinal stenosis diagnosed every year. It commonly occurs in the neck and lower back. It can put pressure on the spinal cord and the nerves within the spine, causing pain, numbness and weakness.

Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville - Lutherville, MD

Sudden Heart Attack - Way to Predict?

December 16, 2019

We've all heard of people who appeared to be healthy dying suddenly of a heart attack in their 50s or 60s. They had no idea they had heart disease. A new test can reveal a heart attack waiting to happen.

Mercy Medical Center - Baltimore, MD

Okay For Baby To Sleep in a Crib?

December 5, 2019

In a recent interview for WhatToExpect.com, Mercy Medical Center board certified pediatrician Dr. Ashanti Woods responded to questions concerning whether it is safe for a baby to sleep in a crib, when to make the transition from crib to bed, and on other related topics. Here are the highlights from Dr. Woods’ interview.

The Lung Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Lung Cancer Can Strike Non-Smokers Too

November 12, 2019

Lung cancer isn’t just affecting smokers, research shows about 10-15% of lung cancer is found in non-smokers.

The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dealing With Stress Urinary Incontinence

November 11, 2019

As many women know firsthand, particularly those who have given birth, bladder leakage is a very common problem.

Mercy Medical Center - Baltimore, MD

Mercy Medical Center Nationally Recognized With An A Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 11, 2019

Mercy Medical Center has been awarded an ‘A’ in fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Mercy’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.

The Lung Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Rise of COPD in Women

November 4, 2019

More than 7 million American women live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and research shows more women are being diagnosed with and dying of COPD in recent years.

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