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Conquering the Grocery Store

Feb 24, 2016
Lakeland Registered Dietitian, Christina Sheldon, will help you conquer your weight loss resolutions using simple, but effective techniques.

Heart Disease - What Women Need to Know

Feb 19, 2016
You may be surprised to learn that heart disease is the biggest threat to a woman's health

Be Safety-Smart This Winter

Jan 21, 2016
Before you and your kids hit the slopes, remember that each seasonally specific outdoor activity comes with its own set of safety hazards.

Winter “Blues” May be Caused by Seasonal Affective Disorder

Jan 06, 2016
Winter can be a bleak time for anyone suffering from seasonal affective disorder.

3 Simple Ways to Make the Most of the Holidays

Dec 21, 2015
Many of us look forward to the holidays, but it can also be the most stressful time of the year.

Ensuring Safe Travel During Winter Months

Dec 01, 2015
Driving in winter weather can be stressful and dangerous.

Overcoming Caregiver Challenges during the Holidays

Nov 18, 2015
Being a caregiver can be challenging, but it also has its rewards.

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin This Winter

Nov 12, 2015
With winter in full swing, what better time to draw attention to the seasonal effects on your skin than now?

Healthy Holidays with Diabetes

Nov 05, 2015
Healthier holidays start with a plan – make one and try to stick to it!

7 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Oct 23, 2015
7 tips to help parents and kids, alike, enjoy Halloween without the hangover.

Women’s Cancer Screenings: What You Need to Know

Oct 15, 2015
When it comes to cancer screenings, you should always put yourself first.

4 Tips for Staying Safe During Fall Chores

Oct 06, 2015
Ensure your safety while performing fall chores such as raking leaves or cleaning gutters.

Celebrate Active Aging with Tai Chi

Sep 22, 2015
Research has shown that exercise can help prevent many of the chronic conditions and disability associated with aging, however, adults in the United States tend to become less active as they age.

Lunchroom Table Talk

Sep 14, 2015
Even before kids start going to school, they’re learning about food every day – through their parents.

Backpack Safety Checklist

Aug 31, 2015
A backpack that fits improperly or is too heavy backpack can cause children to alter their postures.

Surviving Deep-Fried Temptation at County Fairs

Aug 17, 2015
County fairs always bring fun, food, and entertainment, but it’s often times difficult to eat healthy or even sensibly.

A Heads Up for Football Safety

Aug 10, 2015
Signs and symptoms of concussion can show up right after the injury or may not appear or be noticed until days or weeks after the injury.

The 465-Mile Journey That Began with a Single Pedal Stroke

Jul 29, 2015
A group of seven friends, including two Lakeland team members, saw it all during a six-day 465-mile bicycling journey from Berrien Center to Mackinaw City last September.

Say Bye to Bug Bites

Jul 22, 2015
Summer means spending more time outdoors with family and friends. However, the higher temperatures can also bring out unwanted visitors such as insects.

Steer Clear of Poison Ivy

Jul 09, 2015
Don’t let poison ivy ruin your summer fun. Learn to recognize this poisonous plant, and steer clear of it when gardening, camping, hiking, or just enjoying the outdoors.
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