April 21, 2019

MedStar Honors Medical Staff on Doctors’ Day

A celebration of National Doctors’ Day offered MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown a chance to thank its dedicated medical staff.

HEAL Action Team to Meet April 24

Access to Care Behavioral Health Action Team

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Minority Outreach Coalition Hosts Talk on Health

Minority Outreach Coalition

The Minority Outreach Coalition will host a Community Conversation on April 26, 2019, from 11 am to 1 pm at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

Family Tells Story of Fighting Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Most families expect to share many memories together. What they never plan to share, however, is a diagnosis of cancer — or pre-cancer, in the case of Janet Langley, who recently told her story of colorectal cancer in an article published by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, May 10, 2019, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

MedStar Hospital Unveils New Dining Area

Visitors to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown will notice a change in the hospital’s dining area. After undergoing a significant transformation over a year and a half, the new Blue Heron Café has officially opened at the hospital.

Access to Care Team to Meet April 9

Healthy Access to Care

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team, which will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Leonardtown.

Tobacco-Free Action Team Meets April 4

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Tobacco-Free Living Action Team, which will meet at 10:45 am Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the East Run Medical Center at 45870 East Run Drive in Lexington Park.

These Power Foods Can Lower Cancer Risk

Power Foods

There is not one magic food that can completely protect anyone against cancer, but research suggests that there are certain foods that can lower the risk of developing cancer.

Bishop to Speak on Smoke Free Holy Grounds

Holy Grounds

The Tobacco Free Living Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has invited Bishop Larry Lee Thomas, the founder of Smoke Free Holy Grounds, to speak at an open information session for interested organizations on Friday, March 29.