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Two Copy Central owners raise colon cancer awareness

(March 17, 2016) Gina Barnes was 37 years old when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. She battled the disease for almost two years before passing in 2014, and her parents want to help other families during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Linda and Michael Dearing, owners of Copy Central on Cathell Road in Ocean Pines,… Read more »

Women Supporting Women host cancer support group

(March 10, 2016) Atlantic General Health System’s Regional Cancer Care Center has partnered with Women Supporting Women to host its support group for breast cancer patients and survivors in Worcester County. The first meeting for the WSW Breast Cancer Support Group will be held in the conference room at the Atlantic Health Center, located across… Read more »

Dean's List

Dean’s List Robert Beall and Emlyn Hammer of Berlin were awarded Dean’s List academic honors for the fall 2015 semester at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Dean’s List honors are awarded to full-time students at St. Mary’s College who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or better on 12 or more graded credits. St…. Read more »

Medicare changes open up treatment for Coastal Care

(Feb. 4, 2016) A new Medicare model is now available for Medicare recipients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting prognosis of advanced cancer, chronic pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure or HIV/AIDS. Coastal Care Choices is a Medicare-authorized option for patients who want to continue treating their disease but need help with care and… Read more »

AGH offering ‘at home’ sleep studies

(Dec. 31, 2015) The Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center at Atlantic General Hospital now offers sleep studies that can be conducted in the comfort of a patient’s home. During a traditional sleep study, an overnight stay in a hospital or sleep center is required. Upon arrival, a sleep technician attaches sensors to the torso and head… Read more »

Small supply of flu vaccine available

(Dec. 17, 2015) Atlantic General Hospital/Health System still has a small supply of this year’s flu vaccine on hand and will be administering flu shots by appointment. Individuals can request an appointment for vaccination by calling the Infection Control Department at Atlantic General Hospital at 410-641-9190, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3p.m. Patients must… Read more »

Decatur lineman named to Under-16 team

(Nov. 19, 2015) Stephen Decatur High School offensive lineman, Samuel Todd of Bishopville, has been named to the U.S. Under-16 National Team and will compete against Canada in the 2016 International Bowl at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., home of the Dallas Cowboys, on Feb. 5. Todd, Decatur’s junior varsity team MVP this season, is… Read more »

Globe to host 40th anniversary bash for ‘Rocky Horror’

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and help raise money for the American Cancer Society at The Globe on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31  from 8 p.m. to midnight. During the party, watch the movie, win door prizes, pose in the photo booth, bid on silent auction items and order themed drinks…. Read more »

WP students receive 43 AP honors

(Oct. 15, 2015) Worcester Preparatory School (WPS) students in the Class of 2016 and alumni from the Class of 2015 received 43 Advanced Placement Honors from the College Board.   Students commended as AP Scholars with Distinction, who achieved scores of at least 3.5 on all AP tests taken and scores of 3 or higher… Read more »

Flu vaccine offered across county

(Oct. 1, 2015) Frequent hand washing and avoiding close contact with those who are sick certainly helps, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best way to prevent the flu is getting a flu vaccine each year. As a service to the community’s health, Atlantic General Hospital/Health System is again… Read more »