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Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Dr. Vachon

Colon Cancer On Rise in Younger Women?

March 4, 2015

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and while the disease most often strikes adults 50 and older, a recent study reveals that colon cancer may be on the rise for younger adults.

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland

Mercy Joins Advanced Health Collaborative

February 24, 2015

Mercy Medical Center has joined with area hospitals to create the Advanced Health Collaborative, LLC, (AHC) an organization that will offer its members the ability to share ideas and explore opportunities to enhance the quality of health care in Maryland.

Lutherville Personal Physicians

Stress More Harmful to Women's Hearts than Men's?

February 23, 2015

Doctors are learning more about how heart disease in women differs from the same problem in men. One major difference concerns the effect of emotional stress on the heart.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Barrett's Esophagus

Dealing with Reflux Disease

February 18, 2015

While many people have had a meal that's left them with heartburn, it's important to know the difference between food that doesn't agree with you and a common ailment known as gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Mercy Bunting Center Labor and Delivery Room

Campaign Expands to Ensure OB, Prenatal Care for Women

February 18, 2015

The Maryland Maternity Access Coalition, which aims to protect access to maternity  care for women, has announced the launch of an Internet advertising campaign in support of legislation to create a statewide Maryland No-Fault Injured Baby Fund.

The Heart Center at Mercy

Heart Health by the Numbers

February 10, 2015

February is American Heart Month, and in the fight against heart disease,  people should be to keep track of their heart health numbers and know their risks to prevent the serious disease.


Mercy Pilots New Program to Fight Human Trafficking

February 9, 2015

A new pilot program for hospitals to better identify potential victims of human trafficking (e.g. juvenile, adult, labor) launched in January 2015.

Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore

Neck Pain? Could Be “Texting Neck”

February 2, 2015

Looking down to read a book or use a laptop for hours at a time can lead to a sore neck and spinal pain, and a recent study claims using a smartphone can do the same.

Surgical Oncology at Mercy - Baltimore

Funds Raised for Fight Against Appendix Cancer

January 29, 2015

Told he had no more than 2 years to live, Tim, along with his wife, Denise, and  daughters Skyler and Mackenzie began researching PMCA, thus laying the groundwork for Be UninTIMidated.

Primary Care Physicians - Mercy Medical Center

Surprising Headache Triggers

January 29, 2015

Many times, headaches aren't a serious problem. But some of the causes aren't always noticeable.

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