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"Dance Our Towns Pink" Video 2019
Lakeland team members and the community dance to raise breast cancer awareness
Physician Video Profile: Elizabeth Douce, MD (Pediatric Medicine)
Meet Elizabeth Douce, MD, a pediatrician at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville, Michigan.
Physician Video Profile: Albert Naveed, MD (Pulmonology)
Introducing Dr. Albert Naveed, a pulmonologist with Lakeland Pulmonology.
Check-Up: What is an Angiogram? (Jerome Kuhnlein, MD)
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Jerome Kuhnlein, MD, explains how an angiogram can help determine if an angioplasty is needed to improve blood flow through the heart.
Check-Up: Powered by a Pacemaker (Jerome Kuhnlein, MD)
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Jerome Kuhnlein, MD, describes how a pacemaker gets implanted under the collarbone to help regulate heart rhythm issues.
Check-Up: Blood Thinners (Christopher Chiu, MD)
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains why a person would need to be prescribed a blood thinner and the importance of measuring the blood’s thickness to prevent clots.
Check-Up: What is a Widow Maker? (Christopher Chiu, MD)
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains what a widow maker heart attack is and why it’s serious.
Check-Up: Why Salt is Bad for Heart Failure (Christopher Chiu, MD)
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, explains why too much salt can have bad side-effects for patients with congestive heart failure.
Check-Up: What You Should Know About Vaping (Albert Naveed, MD)
Albert Naveed, MD, pulmonologist at Lakeland Pulmonology explains the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes.
Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion with Mall City Mechanical
Contract workers from Mall City Mechanical share their experience working on the Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion project.
Vein Surgery: Aaron Wolfe "Back in Circulation"
When the pain in Aaron's legs became so great he sought the help of vein specialist, Glen Hastings, MD
Inpatient Rehabilitation: Timothy Buchana "Making Every Second Count"
After suffering a severe brain hemorrhage, Timothy turned to Lakeland Hospital Watervliet for inpatient rehabilitation.
Interview with Bechara Choucair, MD: Advancing Health? It's About the Mind, Body, and Community
Dr. Choucair shares how his organization is working to improve conditions for health and equity
Love Your Look: Erase Acne for Good (Dennis Kordish, PA)
Dennis Kordish, PA, shares treatment options for acne and when you should see a dermatologist.
Check-Up: Are You at Risk for a Hernia? (James Clancy, MD)
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares certain risk factors that may put you at a higher chance of developing a hernia. Hernias can only be fixed with surgery.
Get Fit in the Mitt - Episode 21 - A Real-World Treasure Hunt
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game!
Physician Video Profile: James Clancy, MD (General Surgery)
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, provides a wide range of surgical care to patients at Lakeland General Surgery, St. Joseph.
Check-Up: Seasonal Allergies (Brandon Cole, DO)
Family medicine physician Brandon Cole, DO, from Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville, Michigan discusses seasonal allergies.
Mommy Makeover: Ginard Henry, MD, Stonegate Plastic Surgery
The mommy makeover procedure is one that aims to restore the areas of the body most commonly affected by childbearing.
Check Up: Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve Gastrectomy (Seth Miller, MD)
Bariatric surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses the pros and cons to the two most popular weight loss surgery options: Gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.
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Free Seminar to Discuss Changes During Menopause
Community members are invited to join obstetrician and gynecologist Ashley Dupuis, DO, for a free educational seminar.
University of Michigan Professor to Discuss Health Equity
The seminar features keynote speaker, Arline T. Geronimus, ScD, on Tuesday, October 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Lakeland Homecare Expands Services to South Haven
Lakeland Homecare recently expanded services to South Haven, Allegan, and the surrounding communities with a new office located at 05055 Blue Star Highway.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary Pledges $500,000 to Pavilion
The Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary pledged an additional $500,000 to the Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion project.
Nurse Practitioner Joins Lakeland Weight Loss Center
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome, Rebecca Wolff, NP, to the medical staff.
Southwestern Medical Clinic Welcomes New Pediatrician
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome pediatrician, Elizabeth Douce, MD.
Lakeland Neurosurgery Welcomes New Provider
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Alexander George, PA, to the medical staff.
Lakeland Ear, Nose and Throat Welcomes Nurse Practitioner
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Aaron Lanning, FNP, to the medical staff.
Personalized Luminaries Honor Loved Ones
Community members are invited to purchase a personalized luminary in honor of the memory of someone special in their lives.
Michigan Hospital Association Honors Spectrum Health Lakeland Nurses
The Michigan Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center recently honored Spectrum Health Lakeland nurses with the 2018 annual MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award.
Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary Seeking Vendors for Craft Show
Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary is seeking artists and crafters for the organization’s annual craft show.
Virtual Dementia Tour® Builds Greater Understanding for Disease
Ronda Holmes, activity leader at Pine Ridge: A Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, recently became a facilitator for the Virtual Dementia Tour®—an evidence-based simulation to help participants build a greater understanding of dementia
Community Grand Rounds Receives $250,000 Grant for Evaluation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently awarded a $250,000 grant in support of Community Grand Rounds.
3D Mammography Now Available in Niles
Women in Southwest Michigan have increased access to 3D mammography technology.
New Technology for Treating Prostate Cancer
Spectrum Health Lakeland has added a new technology for men choosing radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
Lakeland Welcomes New Oncologist
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome oncologist, Daniel Douce, MD, to the medical staff.
Lakeland Virtual Reality Program Honored by American Cancer Society
Lakeland team members were recently honored with the Innovation Award by the American Cancer Society at the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Night of the Stars event for their work with virtual reality (VR) in the clinical setting.
Hospice at Home Benefit Raises Over $100,000
Hundreds of community members and volunteers attended the annual Hospice at Home Benefit Wine and Beer Tasting for Caring Circle raising $100,675 in support of local hospice care.
Lakeland Receives Recognition for Quality Stroke Care
Spectrum Health Lakeland has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Over $70,000 Raised in Support of George and Janet Lane PARCOURSE
Over the last two months, community members raised $35,707 in support of the newly named George and Janet Lane PARCOURSE.
Benefit to Raise Funds for Hospice Care
Community members are invited to attend and support the annual Hospice at Home Benefit, Wine and Beer Tasting for Caring Circle.
Caring Circle Recognized for Veterans Program
Caring Circle recently achieved Level 4 Partner status though We Honor Veterans.
Lakeland Health Foundations Award $100,000 in Scholarships and Grants
Through the Allied Health Careers Scholarship program, Lakeland Health Foundations awarded a total of $39,500 in the form of 34 scholarships.
Run, Walk, and Rock Raises $52,000 for Lory’s Place
On Saturday, May 18, more than 837 registrants, 50 volunteers, and 59 sponsors participated in the 15th annual Run, Walk, and Rock 5k event.
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Three Years Later and a Clean Bill of Health
My health has been in Dr. Rasbach’s hand for the last three years and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Community Food Network: A Leg Up on Life
Erin is a very caring nurse who goes out of her way for people.
The Scariest Five Minutes of My Life
My care team was so attentive to all of my needs and made a scary situation that much easier for my whole family.
A Humbling Experience
If I would have known how easy surgery was, I would have done it sooner.
Double the Pain, Double the Gain
One week after the surgery, I had less pain than what I did before the surgery.
Your Body Knows Best
A heart attack can happen to anyone and I’m so thankful to have this facility and these people in our community.
Just Like Any Other Day
Thankfully, all the pieces of the puzzle were there to help me to survive.
Making Every Second Count
Nothing was easy, but I didn’t give up. I could feel myself getting stronger and stronger every day.
Back in Circulation
The entire staff was very caring and considerate of what I was going through.
Ringing with Hope
The staff motivated me. I didn’t want to have cancer – no one does – and honestly I didn’t want to undergo radiation. But everybody put me at ease, and with their support, I made it through.
The Path to Healing
My wound healed so well – I couldn’t believe it and neither could they.
Nothing to Laugh At
When Dr. Schuhknecht suggested robotic surgery I knew he had my best interests in mind.
Two Special Birthdays
The nurses and doctors were constantly checking on me to make sure I was ok. I felt so supported the entire time.
A Lesson in Acceptance
A lot of people ask questions about her helmet. I love educating people on something that's helping enhance my daughter's life.
The Beauty of Collaboration
I seek out medical staff that allow me to run. Dr. Paloyan understands my desire to keep going.
Finally a Family of Three
I am so thankful for the care I received at the Niles BirthPlace.
Community Grand Rounds: Weathering and Health Inequity
Join us for an afternoon guaranteed to stimulate thought and raise awareness ab out how the biological and social sciences can influence and promote health equity.
Menopause: Navigating the Change
Learn how to better navigate the changes of your body during menopause.
Prescription Drug Take Back Day - Watervliet
Dispose of your expired, unused, or unwanted drugs the right way so you can protect people and the environment.
Prescription Drug Take Back Day - St. Joseph
Dispose of your expired, unused, or unwanted drugs the right way so you can protect people and the environment.
Blood Drive, Watervliet
Patients at all hospitals of Lakeland Health benefit from community blood drives.
Free Financial Screening
Spectrum Health Lakeland financial advocates offer free help to assist you when enrolling in the marketplace and selecting a health insurance plan that is customized to fit your needs.
Bones in Balance
This four-week class teaches those diagnosed with osteoporosis and osteopenia how to successfully live with these conditions through self-management.
Live Well with Heart Failure
Learn the causes and symptoms of heart failure as well as routines to help manage this chronic disease.
Preparing for Childbirth
This series of classes offers a tour of the BirthPlace and covers many topics designed for first-time parents.
Community Seminar: Keeping Tabs on Your Ticker—Can a smartwatch save your life?
Learn more about heart disease and smart technology at this free community seminar.
Lose Weight … Find Health
Join Lakeland Health Comprehensive Weight Loss Center physicians to learn about different weight loss options.
This program offers an opportunity to gain renewed strength to walk through grief during the holiday season.
This free class helps those with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels learn about lifestyle changes.