Check-up: Understanding hernia
A hernia is a common condition, but untreated, it can cause serious health issues.
Check-up: Finding the right surgeon
You should feel confident in your surgeon and care plan. Learn what questions you should be asking your surgeon.
Could a knee replacement be the answer?
Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common procedures in the United States but putting it off can cause months or even years of unnecessary suffering.
Check-up: What is a general surgeon?
General surgeon, Nathan Piovesan, MD, is trained in a wide variation of surgical care, medical diseases, holistic health and a variety of subspecialties.
Check-up: Trauma doctor, masters of emergency surgeries
General surgeon, Nathan Piovesan, MD, is part of the surgical team that responds to emergency traumas and coordinates with neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery provider to create a plan of action.
Check-up: Cutting out colon cancer with surgery
Benjamin Sopczynski, MD, explains what a colectomy is and how it can be used to remove colon cancer.
Check-up: Solutions for recurring hernia
Hernia repairs are common—inguinal hernia repair is among the most frequently performed surgery in America
Check-up: Urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections or UTIs are common in children and adults, but are most prevalent in women. Watch Dr. Roos share tips for UTI prevention and treatment.
Tips for Infertility
Learn about the various ways to increase infertility.
Understanding Ovarian Cysts
Ovarian cysts are common in women of all ages. Obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD, shares the causes and possible symptoms of ovarian cysts, and explains what patients can expect after being diagnosed with the condition.
What is the Trouble with Gluten?
According to the National Institutes of Health, about 2 million people in the United States experience celiac disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy.
The Longer You Wait, the Higher the Risk
Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer locally, in Michigan, and throughout the United States.
Congestive Heart Failure: Getting Proper Care
“It is important for patients to understand heart failure and how to implement certain day-to-day lifestyle changes to manage symptoms and prevent hospitalizations.”
Boosting Your Mental Health
Good mental health is just as important as good physical health.
Preparing to Be a Family Caregiver
Caring for a seriously ill loved one or family member can be a rewarding role. It can also cause stress and be difficult to navigate the emotions that come along with caregiving. There are things you can do as a caregiver to help yourself and those around you.
Hospice care is for those with serious illness. Starting care sooner rather than later can help improve quality of life for the patient as well as their family caregivers. Hospice services include a multidiscipline approach to care for the whole person and provide support for the whole family.
Check-up: The importance of cervical cancer screenings
Find cervical cancer early by getting regular PAP smears.
Skin Safety in Summer Sun
Skin cancer is the most common cancer so it's important that we do what we can to protect ourselves.
Check-up: Managing Crohn's disease
Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Check-up: Getting to the bottom of GERD
If you regularly feel a painful, burning sensation in your chest 30 minutes to 2 hours after you eat, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).