May 23, 2019

Camp to Offer Bereavement Support for Kids

Hospice of St. Mary’s and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital will offer a free children’s bereavement camp from June 7-9, 2019.

Eight Earn MedStar Scholarships

Eight Earn MedStar Scholarships

Eight students were honored earlier this month by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown with scholarships.

Gift of Life Flag Goes Up at Hospital

Gift of Life

To celebrate National Donate Life Month, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown recently held its first flag-raising ceremony for The Living Legacy Foundation’s “Flags Across Maryland” initiative.

Pfeiff Named Auxilian of the Year

Auxilian of the Year

Mary Pfeiff has received a great honor for her volunteer work at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown. The dedicated worker has been chosen as the 2019 Auxilian of the Year by the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary.

Save Date for Healthy St. Mary’s Meeting

Olbrich to Speak

Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, which is supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, has set the date for its annual meeting. The meeting will be held Sept. 19, 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.

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.

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.

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.