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At 3 months old your baby may be doing this...
Jun 25, 2019

Curious what your three month to six month old baby should be doing? Learn milestone markers for speech and language development.

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Diverticulitis Seminar 2019

Trust Your Gut – Treatment Options for Diverticulitis
Jun 13, 2019

When there is a weak area of the colon wall, parts of the colon muscle can bulge out. This is known as a diverticulosis.

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Sleep Seminar 2019

Get the Restful Night's Sleep You are Missing
May 03, 2019

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.

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Worry Less About Incontinence
Mar 29, 2019

There are two types of urinary incontinence – urge and stress. Do you know the difference?

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Language and Learning Begins at Birth
Mar 28, 2019

Curious what your newborn to three month old baby should be doing? Learn milestone markers for speech and language development.

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Managing Pain without Medication: Brain vs. Body
Mar 27, 2019

Learn how to manage chronic pain without medication.

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Check-Up: A Pain in the Back
Mar 08, 2019

Is your back pain serious enough to seek medical help? Physical therapist, Michael O'Hearn shares what signs to look for.

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Worksite Wellness

Check-Up: Worksite Wellness
Feb 27, 2019

Lakeland Occupational Health in St. Joseph, Michigan offers a comprehensive worksite wellness plan to keep employees healthy and safe while on the job.

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The difference between HDL and LDL

Check-Up: LDL vs. HDL
Feb 11, 2019

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.

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Workplace Injury and Treatment

Check-Up: Workplace Injury and Treatment
Feb 05, 2019

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.

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Check- Up: New Diabetes Technology
Jan 30, 2019

The advancements in diabetes technology could be life changing for you.

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Check-Up: Kick the Smoking Habit
Jan 28, 2019

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.

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Check-Up: Understanding Diabetes Complications
Jan 21, 2019

Diabetes can impact the body's major organs if not properly controlled.

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Celiac versus gluten sensitivity

Check-Up: Gluten Could be Making You Sick
Jan 21, 2019

There are a number of steps you can take to determine if you have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease.

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Check-Up: What is Occupational Medicine
Jan 07, 2019

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.

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6 Causes of Obesity and What You Can Do About It
Nov 26, 2018

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.

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Knee Pain

Check-Up: Treating Bursitis
Nov 21, 2018

Bursae sacks throughout your body are meant to help you by cushioning the bones, tendons, and muscles near your joints.

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Preventing Long-Term Complications from Diabetes
Nov 16, 2018

If left uncontrolled, diabetes can cause health complications over time.

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Mammogram Calendar

Early Detection is Your Best Protection
Nov 07, 2018

Recognize the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and utilize advanced screenings to help catch cancer early.

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Check-Up: How to Handle Time Change
Oct 29, 2018

Learn some ways to help you better adjust to time change to avoid losing sleep.

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