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Kathleen McCollum Named President And CEO Of UM BWMC

After a national search, McCollum was selected to lead UM BWMC in its continued efforts to deliver the highest-quality health care services. more

Dentistry: Is Anesthesia Necessary?

When we care for our pets, we should consider all parts of their body, including their oral health. more

Lilies: Lovely But Lethal

While many flowers are beautiful to the eye, potentially lethal dangers can lurk within their captivating colors. more

News From Chesapeake Life Center

Chesapeake Life Center’s grief support programs for children and teens are meeting in person in a limited capacity on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus. more

Maryland Earns F Grades In Tobacco Taxes And Tobacco Control Funding

This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” report graded federal and state efforts to reduce tobacco use. more

Hope At The End Of The Tunnel

Taking lessons from the pandemic, learning to adapt, and using challenges as opportunities for growth. more

University of Maryland Medical System Holding COVID-19 Webinar

“Finding Hope on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – A Town Hall on Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine” is scheduled for January 18. more

UM BWMC Health Care Workers Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

UM BWMC vaccinated 35 frontline staff, including employees from respiratory therapy, critical care, labor and delivery, and the emergency department. more

Caring For Someone With A Complex Illness During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Here are a few recommendations that might help you and your loved one feel a better sense of control during this pandemic. more

Karen Olscamp Finishes Rewarding Career At UM BWMC

Karen Olscamp has been president and CEO at the hospital since 2008. She joined the organization in 1987 as an administrative resident. more

Give The Gift Of A Parasite-Free Holiday This Season!

It is important to protect pets from heartworm disease all year. more

Social Distancing From Pancreatitis This Holiday Season

When Fido or Garfield sneaks into the leftovers, their pancreas has to work overtime to process that extra fat. more

Anne Arundel DPW Asks Residents To Imagine A Day Without Water

The day of awareness challenges people around the country to consider what their lives would be like without reliable access to an essential resource for life, like water. more

More Than 300 University Of Maryland Medical System Physicians Recognized As “Top Doctors”

Nearly 20,000 names were submitted, and only those who received the highest number of recommendations by their peers made the list, according to the magazine. more

UM BWMC To Host COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing In Hanover

Testing is open to anyone who believes they may have been exposed to coronavirus. more

The Dangers Of Chocolate And Xylitol Toxicity In Dogs And Cats

Learn what signs to look for in your pets, some tips and tricks for minimizing exposure for your pets, and helpful resources in the event of ingestion. more

University Of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Encourages Individuals To Get Flu Vaccine

Although about 64 percent of Americans got a flu vaccine last season, about one-third of the population remained unprotected from the flu. more

University Of Maryland Medical System Observes World Patient Safety Day On September 17

UMMS is highlighting the importance of keeping health care workers safe and promoting patient safety. more

Chesapeake Life Center Adapts With This Year's Grief Camps

In the face of COVID-19, the Chesapeake Life Center team had to rethink how they could continue a vital service for grieving children. more

Rabbit In The House?

We recommend that rabbits have examinations twice a year to evaluate for any medical conditions and discuss their feeding and housing requirements. more
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