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Umbilical cord prolapse: Bethany Curtis "Right place, right time"

Bethany Curtis shares her birthing experience with the care team at BellaNova Women's Health.

Provider Video Profile: Kenlyn Laureys, NP (Oncology)

Nurse Practitioner Kenlyn Laureys cares for patients getting cancer infusion treatments in Niles, Michigan.

Preparing for your surgery at Lakeland Neurosurgery

Learn how to prepare for you upcoming procedure and become familiar with the recovery process.

Breast Cancer: Nancy Pallas "3D approach to care"

At age 79, Dowagiac resident, Nancy Pallas, decided to opt for a 3D mammogram, which was able to detect a stage 1A tumor. Her care team quickly assembled to help her beat the cancer.

Caring Circle: Mike and Pam Feeney "Honoring a wish to be at home"

Caring Circle was able to provide hospice care to Pam and support to Mike and their sons as they made the most of the quality time Pam had left.

Physician Video Profile: Linda McBryde, MD (Palliative Care)

Linda McBryde, MD, provides palliative care on the Caring Circle team and has over 30 years of experience in the clinical field.

Physician Video Profile: Kristyn Beaver, NP (Dermatology)

Nurse Practitioner, Kristyn Beaver, cares for patients at Stonegate Dermatology of Lakeland offering cosmetic or medical dermatology, advice, or treatment.

Prostate cancer: Martin Dixon "Put to the test"

Retired engineer Martin Dixon takes a matter of fact, analytical approach to life. So, when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he faced his treatment with the same outlook.

Linda is a Watchman implant recipient, hear her story.

Watchman patient Linda discusses how the Watchman has changed her life.

Common questions about Watchman, answered by patients

Patients discuss how the Watchman has worked for them.

See why Watchman reduces stroke risk and how the procedure is done.

The Watchman procedure is a trusted alternative to blood thinners that permanently reduces both stroke risk and bleeding worry.

Watchman Patient Jerry Zerby explains why this is a wonderful invention that will save many lives.

Watchman is a one-time, minimally invasive procedure for people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem who need an alternative to blood thinners.

Double knee replacement: Orlando Valera "Spectrum Health Lakeland delivers good medicine"

Orlando Valera had double knee replacement surgery with Jeffrey Postma, DO.

Check-up: Getting to the bottom of GERD (Julie Yam, DO)

Gastroenterologist, Julie Yam, DO, discusses how to identify, and manage the symptoms, of GERD.

Check-up: Managing Crohn’s disease (Julie Yam, DO)

Gastroenterologist, Julie Yam, DO, discusses how to identify, and manage the symptoms, of Crohn's disease.

Physician Video Profile: Michael Quion, MD (Family Medicine)

Michael Quion, MD is a family medicine doctor with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in primary care for all ages at University Medical Specialties in Berrien Springs.

Physician Video Profile: Ogubay Mesmer, MD (Cardiology)

Ogubay Mesmer, MD is a cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.

Check-up: Experiencing neck and back pain (Alexander George, PA)

Your spinal cord could be the cause of numbness, weakness, and pain.

Check-up: Could you have a herniated disc? (Alexander George, PA)

A herniated disc could be the cause of numbness and weakness.

Provider Video Profile: Betsy Becker, NP (Pediatric Medicine)

Introducing Betsy Becker, a nurse practitioner at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville.

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October
6

Community Flu Shot Clinic Drive-Through

Traditional flu vaccine is free with most insurance or $37 without. A high-dose vaccine will be available for $74.

October
6

Veggie Van Drive-Through

The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information. Stop by and pick up your bag of free fruits and vegetables while supplies last.

October
7

Community Flu Shot Clinic Drive-Through

Traditional flu vaccine is free with most insurance or $37 without. A high-dose vaccine will be available for $74.

October
11

Blood Drive, St. Joseph

Patients at all hospitals of Spectrum Health Lakeland benefit from community blood drives.

October
11

Mental Health 101: Wellness, Trauma and Resilience

This free virtual class will help participants discover mental wellness strategies and educational resources that are available including Community Resilience Model (CRM) and Mental Health First Aid (Youth and Adult).

October
12

YMCA Niles-Buchanan Grief Support Group

This in-person adult grief group is for people who have experienced the death of someone significant.

October
13

Community Flu Shot Clinic Drive-Through

Traditional flu vaccine is free with most insurance or $37 without. A high-dose vaccine will be available for $74.

October
13

South Haven Grief Support Group

This is a monthly bereavement support group open to the public. All adults who are traveling through their grief journey are invited to take part in the healing process within this comforting, supportive environment.

October
14

Just Coffee

When you are grieving it can be tough getting out and socializing again. Perhaps those precious moments in the morning once shared with your person are difficult to get through. Having a familiar, comfortable place to go can help ease the transition.

October
19

Blood Drive, Niles

Patients at all hospitals of Spectrum Health Lakeland benefit from community blood drives.

October
24

Canvas, Coffee and Cupcakes

Adults will be guided in the creation of their own acrylic painting on canvas.

October
25

Blood Drive, Watervliet

Patients at all hospitals of Spectrum Health Lakeland benefit from community blood drives.

October
27

Community Grand Rounds: Health, Housing and Healing

Learn about the deep connection between housing and health, share community-driven solutions to housing insecurity, and begin to strengthen local partnerships needed to create healthier and more equitable communities in Southwest Michigan.

October
29

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Dispose of your expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs the right way so you can protect people and the environment.

November
9

YMCA Niles-Buchanan Grief Support Group

This in-person adult grief group is for people who have experienced the death of someone significant.

November
10

Adult Mental Health First Aid

This free eight-hour course is designed for adults to take the fear out of starting conversations about mental health and substance use problems.

November
10

South Haven Grief Support Group

This is a monthly bereavement support group open to the public. All adults who are traveling through their grief journey are invited to take part in the healing process within this comforting, supportive environment.

November
11

Just Coffee

When you are grieving it can be tough getting out and socializing again. Perhaps those precious moments in the morning once shared with your person are difficult to get through. Having a familiar, comfortable place to go can help ease the transition.

November
12

At the Heart of Healing Gala

Join us for an evening extravaganza celebrating our phenomenal nurses on Saturday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m.

November
16

Youth Mental Health First Aid

This free virtual training give adults the skills they need to support children and adolescents mental health or substance use problems.

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