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Healthy U, Nursing Event & Job Fair

If you are a nurse, then you know what it means to take care of people. Here at Union Hospital of Cecil County, we want YOU to know how it feels to be taken care of. The hospital is proud to announce that we are hosting Healthy U, a Healthy Union nursing event and job [...]

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 [...]

A Word from Our Experts

Michael Bass, MD Union G.I. Associates 3 Leading Ways to Help Prevent Colon Cancer Cancer of the colon and rectum is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. It’s the third leading overall cause of death among men and the fourth among women. Factors that increase your risk for [...]

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 [...]

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 numbers. By seeing your primary care physician on an annual basis, you can stay on top of these important numbers [...]

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 evening hours as part of a full strategy to enhance security within the hospital. As many in the community are [...]

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, claiming the lives of almost one million Americans every year. Almost 60 million Americans have heart disease and 50 million [...]

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 of American women. Just consider these surprising statistics about women and heart disease: Cardiovascular disease claims the lives of approximately [...]

“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. One will focus on grief issues of elementary age children, the other on middle and high school age adolescents. Two [...]