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Notice of Practice Closure

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 [...]

A Word From Our Experts

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.

Chef Ernie Herzog Wins Sold Out Chefs’ Challenge

The Union Hospital Auxiliary hosted the 8th annual Chefs’ Challenge on Friday evening April 28. The event gathered four local chefs each creating dishes based on themes selected by the event’s planning committee.  Each chef prepared an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. A sold-out crowd of just over 200 at the Singerly Fire Hall ballroom enjoyed [...]

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 Elkton, Maryland. The $25,000 ANCC Pathway Award™ honors a project proposal in a Pathway to Excellence® designated organization that demonstrates [...]

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 overweight children has tripled since 1980. Today, 16 percent of children ages 6 to19 are obese or overweight. That’s over [...]

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 Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know The Bad News According to American Cancer Society 1 out of every 7 [...]

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 few lifestyle changes can prevent about 40 percent of cancers in women and 45 percent of cancers in men. Each [...]

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 loss is twice as common for seniors with diabetes. There’s also an increased risk for high blood pressure, heart disease [...]

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 over age 15. Although there is currently no known cure for arthritis, a number of treatment options are available to [...]

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, one in every three Americans is considered obese, a medical condition in which a person’s actual weight exceeds his or [...]