A cardiologist from Hagerstown Heart and Meritus Health sat down with WHAG's Carmen Chau to discuss the benefits of cholesterol lowering drugs.
Doctors and nurses invited the community to listen in on presentations regarding lung cancer detection, advancements in technology and prevention tips.
Tim Higgins, a diabetes education of Meritus Health sat down with WHAG to discuss the struggles his diabetic patients endure and how to enjoy your holiday meal without worrying about your condition.
"With some recent studies it's actually been shown that people who get the flu shot actually have a lower risk of having heart attack, strokes especially people who have a history of coronary artery disease," said Dr. Chris Vaccari, cardiologist, Hagerstown Heart.
"About 14 percent of the population in Cumberland that has diabetes knows they have diabetes. There's another percentage that they don't know they have diabetes," said Tammy Keating, nurse practitioner.
Dr. Paul Chomiak, a thoracic surgeon from the Frederick Memorial Cancer Treatment Center joined us in the studio Sunday for a special segment on lung health in this week's News You Can Use.
Patients of all ages and health professionals gathered at the Frederick Memorial Crestwood Center to address the importance of keeping diabetes under control.
"I'm really excited to make this space really functional for cancer patients. We're looking at dividing the room and creating a special quiet area with flat screen TV and teaching videos that we could show," Lopp said.
November marks the first day of National Diabetes Month. Doctors are spreading messages on how to live a healthy lifestyle for those suffering from diabetes.
Community members gathered at the Cortland Mansion as a way to raise money to help those who are uninsured for medical needs.
We'll also learn about self-check exams and why women in their 20s and 30s should do regular check ups.
Women of all ages attended the symposium to listen in on presentations from medical professionals on the latest treatment plans to tackle breast cancer.
Meritus Health has a new center for breast health.
Bras of all kinds were showcased as part of the Designer Cup Challenge, and featured speakers shared their stories of struggle and triumph.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while many think they know the preventative care and methods, WHAG had someone stop by the newsroom this weekend to discuss a few events coming up, and measures you can take to protect yourself.
Hundreds of runners, ranging from all ages, took part in the 5K and Family Fun Day as a way to stay outdoors and remain healthy.
Frederick Regional Health System, Meritus Health and Western Maryland Health System are exploring new initiatives to advance health care reform under The Affordable Care Act.