Category: Healthy Living

Co-creating Healthcare of Tomorrow
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Co-creating Healthcare of Tomorrow

Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) and Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI) organized their first Community Think Tank on June 22, 2019. for the “Co-Creating Healthcare of Tomorrow” event. Sixteen people were divided into three competitive teams. All teams successfully completed the one-day long brainstorming process, which was held at the ROOT building in downtown Frederick....

Healthy Businesses = Healthy Employees
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Healthy Businesses = Healthy Employees

Did you know 83 percent of American employees are stressed by at least one thing at work? Have you heard that people with diabetes lose more than eight days per year from work, accounting for 14 million disability days? Or worker stress accounts for 20 percent of direct costs and is associated with high job...

What Is The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)?
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What Is The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)?

Did you know that good health is more than not being sick or getting routine medical care? For many people in our community, good health is influenced by personal behaviors, the clinical care we receive, social and economic factors, and where we live. Other factors, called social determinants of health, can also impact our health....

Activities for Every Budget
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Activities for Every Budget

Is your family getting at least 1 hour or more of physical activity each day? You don’t need expensive exercise equipment or to spend a ton of money to stay fit and active. In Frederick County, it’s easy to make family time active time. Consider one of these 10 low-cost (or no-cost!) physical activities in...

10 Real Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Work Day
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10 Real Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Work Day

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   There are countless reasons to find ways to work fitness into your daily routine—people who exercise tend to have more energy and be both healthier...

Health and Wellness in the Workplace: 5 Ways You Can Make Your Job a Healthier Place to Work
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Health and Wellness in the Workplace: 5 Ways You Can Make Your Job a Healthier Place to Work

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   In 2018, The Conference Board found that 51 percent of U.S. employees feel overall satisfied with their jobs, continuing an upward trend towards employee satisfaction in the...

Shop Smart— Get the Facts on the New Food Labels
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Shop Smart— Get the Facts on the New Food Labels

Become a smart shopper by reading food labels to find out more about the foods you eat. The Nutrition Facts panel found on most food labels will be changing in the near future, and the updates will help you: Find out which foods are good sources of dietary fiber, vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium...

Eating Right on a Budget
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Eating Right on a Budget

Getting the most nutrition for your food budget starts with a little extra planning before you shop. There are many ways to save money on the foods that you eat. Here are some budget-friendly tips for eating right. Plan what you’re going to eat Before you head for the grocery store, plan your meals and...