Asthma May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Over 6 million children in America (8%) have asthma, and the numbers are increasing. Here is Dr. Eugenia Gray, of Union E.N.T., to tell us more about this common medical condition. What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which the air passages are supersensitive. During [...]
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Elkton and Baltimore, Md.—(January 18, 2018)—The boards of Union Hospital of Cecil County and LifeBridge Health today announced that they have approved a letter of intent for Union Hospital and its affiliates to join the LifeBridge Health system. “LifeBridge Health is the ideal partner for Union Hospital as both organizations are focused on improving [...]
When we went to interview Gerri Van Caneghan and present her with this well-deserved award, she was so busy working at the Good as New Shop that it took a bit of convincing to get her to stop.
Health Survey—Using Smart Phones to Improve Patient Engagement The expanding use of smart phones (cell phones with the capability to receive text messages and access the internet) has created interest in their use in healthcare. A number of different aspects have been found to be helpful to patients and their families. These may include [...]
Union Hospital has been named one of HealthCare’s Most Wired™ for 2017, in recognition of the focus on security and patient engagement through information technology. Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care [...]
How to Protect Your Family This Summer Summer is the season when people love to be outside, but if you’re not careful, the summer heat can cause any number of serious health issues. Union Hospital’s, Ryan Kimball, NP-C, discusses four ways to play it safe
Since the month of June is Hernia Awareness Month, we’ve asked Dr. Danielle Press, a General and Endocrine Surgeon with Union Hospital, to tell us more about hernias and how they are treated.
Hospital and school district come together to brighten the experience of cancer patients Beginning this spring, art created by students from Cecil County Public Schools will be displayed in the new University of Maryland Radiation Oncology Center at Union Hospital. On May 25, Union Hospital welcomed the student artists and their families for the “Ring [...]
If you are or were a patient of Union Rheumatology, we regret to inform you that the practice has closed as of May 15, 2017. To assist you with the transition to a new Rheumatologist please click this link for a list of physicians in the area that are accepting new patients. We also recommend [...]
May is American Stroke Awareness Month. Dr. Tariq Mahmood, a neurologist here at Union Hospital, discusses how every second counts when it comes to a stroke.