October 22, 2018

HEAL Action Team to Meet Oct. 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, Oct. 24, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

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 10:45 am to 12:35 pm Oct. 18 at the East Run Medical Center in Lexington Park.

Behavioral Health Team Meets Oct. 12

BHAT Behavioral Health

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

Access to Care Team Meets Oct. 9

Access

Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Bariatric Support Group Meets Monthly

Bariatric Support Group

From the first moment of considering bariatric surgery to the recovery period afterward, patients who have undergone this serious, yet life-changing procedure can use support from those who understand their issues.

Workshop Details Effect of Poverty on Brain

Poverty

Scientists have found definitive proof that poverty has a profound effect on the brains of children, and the people who care for and teach those children need tools to help those children learn.

Vitamins and Their Effects on Blood Tests

Vitamins

Just about every doctor’s appointment starts with the same question: what medications do you take? Listing your medications may feel tedious, but MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is reminding residents that it’s important to give an up-to-date rundown every visit to determine how these drugs might interact with each other — and even how they might impact important blood tests.

Healthy Food Drive Coming Sept. 13

Healthy Food Drive

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Healthy Eating and Active Living Action Team is planning a Healthy Food Drive alongside the 2018 HSMP Annual Meeting on Sept. 13.

Behavioral Health Team Won’t Meet in Sept.

Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Behavioral Health Action Team will not meet in September. The group’s next meeting will be held 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Oct. 12.

MedStar to Host Blood Drive Sept. 11

blood drive

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital will hold an American Red Cross blood drive from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.