Union Receives 2017 ANCC Pathway Award™

Silver Spring, MD — The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded Union Hospital of Cecil County (Union Hospital) the 2017 ANCC Pathway Award™, sponsored by Cerner. Union Hospital is a full-service community hospital in [...]

Fighting Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious and growing problem in the United States, often leading to a multitude of lifelong health problems. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese or [...]

A Word From Our Experts

April is National Cancer Control Month. To help increase cancer awareness, we bring you an article from Union Hospital Oncologist, Dr. Fahd Rahman, regarding prostate cancer in men. Fahd Rahman, MD Union Oncology [...]

Cancer – Live What You Learn

The bad news first. One in every two men and one in every three women will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. Now here’s the good news. According to a recent study, making a [...]

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

One in four If you’re over the age of 60, those are the odds that you have diabetes, which can cause serious medical problems for your eyes, ears, kidneys, nerves and feet. For example, hearing [...]

Taking the Fight to Arthritis

More than 46 million Americans (one in five adults) suffer from arthritis, an inflammation of the joints that causes pain, stiffness, swelling and lack of mobility. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in people [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]