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We post regular content that focuses on important health topics and issues that affect you and your family with tips and advice from health experts right here at Lakeland. We want to hear from you! Do you have a health topic you'd like to see featured? 

Spotting Symptoms of Varicose Veins and How to Find Relief

Nov 21, 2017
Even though veins can be seen, they may not necessarily be varicose veins.

Caregiving Around the Clock.

Nov 03, 2017
Looking after a loved one can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience and at times it can also be overwhelming, challenging, or lonely.

Starting the Conversation

Oct 17, 2017
It’s never too early to begin the conversation about sexual assault with your children.

ADHD Overview: Get the Facts

Oct 16, 2017
If left untreated, ADHD can deprive a person of self-esteem and limit success both at school and in the workforce.

Tackling Healthy Eating at Your Next Tailgate

Sep 15, 2017
Tackle temptation at your next tailgating party with these 6 easy tips and a delicious healthy recipe.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, or Should You?

Aug 24, 2017
Hydration is key during these hot summer months, especially for all the young athletes hitting the field.

Splish Splash Water Safety

Jul 27, 2017
Learn more about keeping your family and friends safe around water.

Watch Out for Ticks This Summer

Jul 19, 2017
Ticks are more active in the summer, make sure to take extra steps to limit your exposure and prevent tick-borne illness.

Savor the Season

Jun 28, 2017
Kick-start your summer where fresh and healthy meet tasty. Check out the Benton Harbor Farmers' Market.

Babysitting Tips

Jun 22, 2017
Sitters should have some babysitting training - including knowing what to do if a child begins to choke, or need first aid or CPR.

Understanding Food Allergies in Children

Jun 12, 2017
When your child's immune system senses that a food or something in a food is a "danger" to your child's health, a food allergy reaction occurs.

4 Simple Summer Safety Tips

Jun 05, 2017
Keeping your kids healthy and active in the summer doesn't have to hard. Learn four easy ways to keep your kids active, healthy, and safe all summer long.

Being Overweight May Be Causing Your Joint Pain

May 18, 2017
Being overweight naturally causes deterioration of cartilage to accelerate and worsen.

Protecting Your Skin While Enjoying Summer Rays

May 09, 2017
Warmer weather is upon us and sunnier days are in sight. But before you get too excited about starting on your golden tan, make sure to slather up with sunscreen to reduce the chances of developing long-term skin damage.

Standing vs. Sitting in the Workplace

May 03, 2017
Studies show that sitting disease may be deadlier than smoking. However, you can reverse this.

Smile More. Laugh Often.

Apr 11, 2017
You may have heard the old adage “Laughter is the best medicine.” Is it really true—can laughter really help you feel better?

Understanding Advance Care Planning

Apr 07, 2017
An advance care plan (ACP) is similar to the idea of a birth plan that so many couples put together.

Watch Your Back

Mar 20, 2017
Don't let back pain slow you down. Learn five tips on how to keep your back pain free.

Sensory Summer Camp

Mar 15, 2017
For most of us, attending a summer camp holds an important place in our childhood memories. Becky Rommel, OTR, Lakeland Rehabilitation Services, said this “rite of passage” is what sparked the idea for Lakeland Kids’ Sensory Camp.

How to Prevent Sports Injuries and What to Expect if You Get Hurt Anyway

Mar 13, 2017
Sports injuries are a risk for people of all ages and all activity levels.

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Get Fit in the Mitt - Episode 20 - Renaissance Athletic Center

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Get Fit in the Mitt: Let's Battle

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Get Fit in the Mitt - Episode 18 - Kick Those Unhealthy Habits

Here in southwest Michigan people of all ages can participate in recreational soccer leagues year round.

Get Fit in the Mitt: Aerial Yoga

Learn to fly, and do many other yoga poses, on the aerial yoga hammocks available at The Collective.

Get Fit in the Mitt - Episode 17 - Give It a Tri

Get Fit in the Mitt – Episode 16 – An A“MAZE”ing Workout

A fall favorite of many is finding their way through a maze of corn. Although corn mazes are often seen as a recreational activity for the whole family, it provides a great opportunity to get those extra steps in without even realizing you’re working out.

GFITM Vlog - A Crossfit Community

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