Fat Check: Obesity in America

Obesity in America Is a National Epidemic When it comes to gaining weight, Americans are headed in the wrong direction. Since 1990, the number of obese adult Americans has increased an astounding 60 percent. Today, [...]

A Word from Our Experts

                Cydney Teal, MD Chief Medical Officer Heart Disease by the Numbers When it comes to having a healthy heart, it really is a game of [...]

New Guidelines for Visitors During Evening Hours

The health and safety of patients, family, friends, and staff is of the utmost importance to Union Hospital. Beginning on Monday, February 20, 2017, new guidelines will be implemented for visitors who arrive during the [...]

Here’s to a Healthy Heart

February is National Heart Month and this is the perfect time to raise your awareness about heart disease. Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is the leading cause of death in the United States, [...]

Heart Disease and Women

Heart Disease and Women: The Surprising Statistics Most people have the mistaken impression that heart disease is a health problem that affects mainly men. But here’s the chilling fact: heart disease is the #1 killer [...]

“How Children Grieve” Workshops

How Children Grieve, are two workshops, presented by Union Hospital Foundation’s Community Programs and sponsored by PNC Bank. They are for parents and other adults who work with or volunteer time with children or adolescents. [...]

Pathway to Excellence Re-designation

Union Hospital Announces American Nurses Credentialing Center Pathway to Excellence® Re-designation Union Hospital is very pleased to announce it has achieved re-designation as a Pathway to Excellence® organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The [...]

Governor Hogan Hosted Annual Cookout

Governor Larry Hogan Hosted the 9th Annual Buy Local Cookout Celebrates “Buy Local Challenge Week” with cookout featuring local products, recipes, chefs, which included Union Hospital’s Aaron Bessicks. Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi [...]

Collaboration to Improve Care for Children

For nearly three years, Union Hospital and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children have been working together to care for children in and around Cecil County. Physicians from Nemours have been providing around-the-clock care for [...]


As our way of saying thank you, McCool Insurance in Elkton created the “Help Our Community” referral program. “We love supporting the charitable efforts in our community, so we’ve tied referrals and charitable giving together,” [...]