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.
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.
At 3 months old your baby may be doing this...
Curious what your three month to six month old baby should be doing? Learn milestone markers for speech and language development.
Trust Your Gut – Treatment Options for Diverticulitis
When there is a weak area of the colon wall, parts of the colon muscle can bulge out. This is known as a diverticulosis.
Get the Restful Night's Sleep You are Missing
Learn how to get the restful night’s sleep you’ve been missing. Sleep specialist, Dennis Thompson, MD, discusses the latest techniques for treating obstructive sleep apnea.
Worry Less About Incontinence
There are two types of urinary incontinence – urge and stress. Do you know the difference?
Language and Learning Begins at Birth
Curious what your newborn to three month old baby should be doing? Learn milestone markers for speech and language development.
Managing Pain without Medication: Brain vs. Body
Learn how to manage chronic pain without medication.
Check-Up: A Pain in the Back
Is your back pain serious enough to seek medical help? Physical therapist, Michael O'Hearn shares what signs to look for.
Check-Up: Worksite Wellness
Lakeland Occupational Health in St. Joseph, Michigan offers a comprehensive worksite wellness plan to keep employees healthy and safe while on the job.
Check-Up: LDL vs. HDL
Family medicine provider, Roxanne Wolfram, DNP, explains the difference between HDL and LDL and why just looking at your total cholesterol number isn't the most accurate way to judge whether you should make changes to your diet.
Check-Up: Workplace Injury and Treatment
Lakeland Occupational Health medical director, Catherine Boomus, MD, MPH, FACOEM, explains what it takes to get injured workers back on the job safely, and quickly.
Check- Up: New Diabetes Technology
The advancements in diabetes technology could be life changing for you.
Check-Up: Kick the Smoking Habit
Family medicine provider, and former smoker, Donald Wolfram, MD, explains why it's never too late to quit smoking and how quickly quitting it can benefit your health.
Check-Up: Understanding Diabetes Complications
Diabetes can impact the body's major organs if not properly controlled.
Check-Up: Gluten Could be Making You Sick
There are a number of steps you can take to determine if you have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease.
Check-Up: What is Occupational Medicine
Lakeland Occupational Health medical director, Catherine Boomus, MD, MPH, FACOEM, explains about what services the practice provides, so southwest Michigan employees can stay healthy, and get back to work when injuries happen on the job.
6 Causes of Obesity and What You Can Do About It
Excessive weight gain can have larger impacts on health than one might expect. There are 6 causes of obesity, some of which might surprise you. Options for weight loss and obtaining a healthy weight are available and help is available.
Check-Up: Treating Bursitis
Bursae sacks throughout your body are meant to help you by cushioning the bones, tendons, and muscles near your joints.
Preventing Long-Term Complications from Diabetes
If left uncontrolled, diabetes can cause health complications over time.