Do You Know the Risk Factors for Heart Disease?
In Southwest Michigan, nearly 84,000 adults are at risk for developing heart disease. While age and family history are risk factors that are out of your control, here are seven things that you can do now
A New Take on Proteins
The term “meatless” suggests going without. But choosing alternative protein sources for a meal or two per week can have you gaining benefits to your overall health.
Tips to Help Lighten Grief
When a loved one dies, life is never the same. We miss our person; roles are redirected and moves may happen. The death can rearrange our world in ways we may have never imagined.
Home Fire Safety: Is Your Family Prepared?
Each year, thousands of adults and children are injured or killed in home fires. Children are often curious about fire and may not understand the dangers.
The Importance of Good Health at Work
Our health affects every aspect of our life. If we are not feeling at our best, it can make home and work a real challenge.
A Solution to a Common Issue
Hernias are an incredibly common medical condition, and they can affect adults and children. While it is a common issue, it will not go away on its own.
Study Finds a New Hip or Knee Could be Good for Your Marriage
Could orthopedic surgery have major benefits to more than just the patient?
How Can Hospice Help?
Learning what hospice care is and how services can help extend quality of life, can help family and loved ones who may be afraid.
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.