Check-up: Preparing for a successful surgery
There are certain steps patients can take prior to having surgery that will help ensure a smooth procedure and quicker healing time.
Check-up: Common skin disorders in kids
Pediatrician, Elizabeth Douce, MD, says sometimes many conditions can present with a rash and if it gets really severe, prescribing a steroid cream may be needed.
Check-up: Hand, foot and mouth disease: a catchy virus
Hand, foot and mouth disease is very catchy and uncomfortable for young children. Elizabeth Douce, MD, describes symptoms to look for and what to do.
Check up: Is it time to consider hearing aids?
Learn more about the benefits of hearing aids from audiologist, Cathleen Burns, MA, CCC-A ,and what it could mean for you if you delay treatment.
Check-up: Understanding prediabetes (Amena Iqbal, MD)
Little change to your lifestyle can lower your risk of prediabetes or diabetes. Hear from endocrinologist, Amena Iqbal, MD, as she steps you can take now.
Check-up: Losing weight the healthy way
Registered dietitian, Halley Harmon, RD, shares how many pounds you should aim to lose per week and tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Check-up: What causes thyroid disease?
Spectrum Health Lakeland internist, John Gosling, MD, shares how the thyroid gland can change over time and potentially stop working the way it should.
Community Seminar: Face migraine pain head on
Michael Schiman, FNP, of Lakeland Neurology discusses common signs of chronic migraines and treatment options.
Check-up: Eating out the healthy way
Registered dietitian, Halley Harmon, RD, shares tips for simple menu substitutions and choices you can make when eating out at any restaurant to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Check-up: Do hemorrhoids need surgery?
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses at home hemorrhoid treatments and when surgery may be required to correct the problem.
Check-up: Diagnosing West Nile Virus
Family medicine doctor, Brandon Cole, DO, describes the importance of protecting yourself during mosquito season.
Understanding the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine
There is a lot of misinformation out there about the COVID-19 vaccine. It is important to know the facts so you can make an educated choice.
Check-up: The importance of protein in your diet
Registered dietitian, Halley Harmon, RD, shares more about how much protein you should be eating and good sources of protein in the food you eat.
Check-up: Reading food labels
Follow these simple tips for reading food labels shared by registered dietitian, Selena Diaz, RD.
Mindfulness exercises for tough times
Try these mindfulness exercises to help you find moments of calm among the chaos.
Could you have an alcohol problem?
Admitting you have a problem marks the first step toward improving your health and your life.
How to talk with your doctor about mental health
When your body isn’t well, you head to the doctor. But what if your mind isn’t feeling quite right?
Identifying and coping with your coronavirus anxiety
COVID-19 isn’t just a dangerous disease. It can also be a source of significant stress and anxiety.
Check-up: What are the warning signs of an appendicitis?
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses the warning signs to look for and how appendicitis is treated.
My family tree has a history of breast cancer. Am I at high risk?
Learn more about the factors that contribute to an individual’s risk for breast cancer including genetics, family history, lifestyle, and personal medical history.