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Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert

Baltimore, Maryland
My name is Brian, and I blog on behalf of LifeBridge Health, a regional health care organization based in northwest Baltimore city and Baltimore County. LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish... Full Bio
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This week LifeBridge Healt ... by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This week LifeBridge Health & Fitness donated 20,000 pounds of weight plates, dumbbells, pre-set dumbbells and adjustable benches to the Baltimore County Police SWAT tea ... Read on »
"Lights...Camera...Action!" by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Hackerman Patz House turned into commercial studio when a camera crew taped a public service announcement to promote hand washing. The stars? Children related to Courtland ... Read on »
"Swine flu" is no cause for panic, but a good cause to wash your hands by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by: John Cmar, MD Faculty, Division of Infectious Diseases Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Anyone exposed to the media reporting on "swine flu" this past week could come aw ... Read on »
"Swine Flu": Myths, Facts and Communication by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was recently interviewed by Philip and Lisa Mulford for this week's episode of their audio show,Communication 360. Fromthe episode description: Every day [swine flu ... Read on »
‘PRECICE-A-Thon’ Draws International Team of Surgeons to Rubin Institute for Advanced... by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In 2012, the PRECICE Limb Lengthening System, a revolutionary leap in the field of limb lengthening, was made available to patients at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Or ... Read on »
“LifeBridge Health Means Life to Me:” One Woman’s Inspirational Story by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My life is a journey I did not expect. I was diagnosed with a rare form of vaginal cancer (Rhabdomyosarcoma) at two years old.  Doctors thought I would not live to celebrate ... Read on »
"Swine Flu": Myths, Facts and Communication by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was recently interviewed by Philip and Lisa Mulford for this week's episode of their audio show,Communication 360. Fromthe episode description: Every day [swine f ... Read on »
10 Fun Facts About the 10th Annual Race for Our Kids by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Did you know that the Race for Our Kids is 10 years old? This annual event, which brings families from our community together to raise funds for the Herman & Walter Samuelso ... Read on »
100 measly calories by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Did you know if you consume 100 fewer calories per day you could lose 10 pounds in a year? If you burn another 100 calories every day through exercise, you could lose up to 20 ... Read on »
103 Pounds Later After Bariatric Surgery and I’m Registered for My First 5K! by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diana Naanaa It has been awhile since you have heard from me. Sorry! Life officially stepped in the way. Don’t get me wrong, life did not get in the way of my weig ... Read on »
2011 “Trouble in Toyland” Report Gives Parents Much to Think About This Holiday Season by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Few things can truly touch our hearts like the face of a delighted child. The upcoming holiday season will give us plenty of opportunities to watch our nieces and nephews, c ... Read on »
2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk Is a Success for LifeBridge Health! by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A huge thank you to all of you who walked and/or donated to our first LifeBridge Health 2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk . Dark and damp as the morning was, the zoo was filled w ... Read on »
48 LifeBridge Health Physicians Named to Baltimore Magazine’s 2012 “Top Docs” List by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Each year, Baltimore Magazine lists the “Top Docs” in the area. Each November, thousands of people scour Baltimore Magazine to find out who made the annual list of ... Read on »
5 Ways to Eat Healthy at a Ballpark by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine LifeBridge Health Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation powered by Physiotherapy Associates announces the grand opening of its sixth physical therapy clinic today in Reiste ... Read on »
5 Ways to Eat Healthy at a Ballpark by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Baseball season is officially here! What does that mean? It means going to your local ballpark, watching your favorite team battle it out and eating a lot of unhealthy bal ... Read on »
A Banner Year for Sinai Hospital by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As 2009 winds down, LifeBridge Health is taking a look at some of the major events of the past year. Today, we remember the expansion efforts at Sinai Hospital. By Betsy ... Read on »
A Banner Year for Sinai Hospital by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As 2009 winds down, LifeBridge Health is taking a look at some of the major events of the past year. Today, we remember the expansion efforts at Sinai Hospital. By Betsy ... Read on »
A Brief Case for Saying Thanks by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever worked with a case manager at a hospital? They are the people who help patients understand their health status, what is being done, and what treatments to expect ... Read on »
A Day in the Life of Sinai ICU Volunteer Rena Rotenberg by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In the summer of 2010, Dr. Rhonda Fishel asked me if I could serve the families/visitors of Sinai ICU patients. Dr. Fishel, who cared for my husband during his three and a h ... Read on »