Our Adventist HealthCare & You Blog is dedicated to just one thing – improving the health of people and communities through a ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

With weekly health tips, expanded patient stories and the latest in community health news, our blog is your online guide to local healthy living, offering an innovative way to learn about breaking health news as well as the comprehensive services provided by Adventist HealthCare and our entities. Also, local medical experts share important and lifesaving health tips, such as early signs of a heart attack and the importance of regular health screenings.

Care. Compassion. Community.

Adventist HealthCare, an integrated health-care delivery organization based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is one of the largest employers in the state of Maryland. Adventist HealthCare includes Shady Grove Medical Center, Washington Adventist Hospital, Adventist HealthCare Urgent Care, Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services, Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, Adventist HealthCare Home Care Services, Adventist HealthCare Medical Group, and The Reginald S. Lourie Center for Infants and Young Children. Learn more about:


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