Check-Up: Importance of Tummy Time
Physical Therapist Amanda Trail talks about the importance of tummy time even within the first few weeks of a newborns life and how you need to increase tummy time as the child grows to help strengthen their stomach muscles for development.
Can a Smartwatch Save Your Life?
For people at high risk of heart disease, or a known cardiac condition, smart technology can be a game changer.
Check-Up: Curbing Emotional Eating
Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, shares how to spot emotional eating.
Check-Up: Identifying an Eating Disorder
Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, shares some warning signs that may indicate someone you know has an eating disorder
Check-Up: Why Salt is Bad for Heart Failure
Christopher Chiu, MD, explains why too much salt can have bad side-effects for patients with congestive heart failure.
Endometriosis: Your Pain is Real
Endometriosis is common in women during the years they can have children. It causes tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue to implant outside the uterus.
Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions
The holiday season and month of December can be a stressful time for many. With additional social and financial obligations, it can cause a breakdown of healthy eating, mental wellness, and exercise habits.
Don't Let Allergies or Asthma Spoil Your Holidays
Asthma or allergies can put a damper on holiday gatherings but there are ways you can stay healthy.
Why Can't I Sleep?
Many women have trouble sleeping. Some life changes are unique to women, such as pregnancy or menopause.
Leave Menopause Behind and Learn to Navigate the Change
Menopause symptoms vary greatly from woman to woman and they are really hard to predict. One woman’s symptoms are not normal or abnormal, we’re all different.
Check-Up: What Does Cardiac Rehab Involve?
Physician assistant, Brett Hoseth, provides a quick explanation about who may need cardiac rehabilitation and how long it lasts.
Check-Up: Common Heart Valve Problems
David Chalupa, PA, discusses different heart valve conditions.
Check-Up: What is a Widow Maker?
Cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains what a widow maker heart attack is.
Check-Up: What is an Aniogram?
Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Jerome Kuhnlein, MD, discusses aniograms.
Check-Up: Powered by a Pacemaker
Dr. Kuhnlein discusses pacemakers and how they work.
Check-Up: Blood Thinners
Dr. Chiu explains the importance of measuring the blood's thickness to prevent clots.
Some heart arrhythmias are barely noticeable, and in fact, a doctor may catch one during an examination before you even knew you had one.
Check-Up: Seasonal Allergies (Brandon Cole, DO)
Family medicine physician Brandon Cole, DO, from Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville, Michigan discusses seasonal allergies.
Check-Up: What You Should Know About Vaping
Albert Naveed, MD, pulmonologist at Lakeland Pulmonology explains the dangers of vaping and ecigaretts.
Navigating the Acne Aisle
You stand the best chance of controlling your acne if you follow your treatment plan.