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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? 


Jot This Down: Journaling Could Boost Your Well-Being

Mar 27, 2020
Research shows that regularly writing down what’s on your mind can help you release emotions and make sense of what’s going on in your life. This is particularly true during periods of transition or change.

Juggling the demands of working at home

Mar 27, 2020
As working from home has suddenly become the new norm for many employees across the globe, people everywhere have pivoted to define what work-life balance looks like in a time where stress is at an all-time high.

8 household areas to clean while quarantined

Mar 27, 2020
COVID-19 has helped remind us how important it is to sanitize items in your home to help curb the spread of illnesses.

Designing a winning indoor workout

Mar 27, 2020
Don’t let the closure of your go-to fitness center spoil a healthy exercise routine. Here are a few creative tips to help bring your exercises indoors.

Eat well to sleep well

Mar 27, 2020
Nourish your brain to get ready for sleep—the time when you do the most productive work of your day

Check-Up: Living Life with a Chronic Condition

Mar 27, 2020
You can enjoy life even with a chronic condition. At Lakeland Rheumatology our goal is to offers treatment to get you comfortable and enjoying the things you love in life.

Check-Up: Shingles

Mar 20, 2020
Family Medicine provider, Tanya Sobaski, NP, shares what you need to know about shingles.

Check-Up: Asthma: Do you know your triggers?

Mar 12, 2020
With today's medicines asthma can be managed very effectively allowing people to have a normal healthy lifestyle. One of the best ways to treat your condition is by knowing your triggers like allergies, animals, and smoking and avoiding them.

Check-Up: The Serious Side of Acid Reflux

Mar 04, 2020
Spectrum Health Lakeland internist, John Gosling, MD, talks about the warning signs and symptoms of severe acid reflux and consequences if untreated. ​

Check-Up: Ear Infections in Children

Jan 28, 2020
Many children suffer from ear infections. Hear from ear, nose, and throat surgeon, Paul Judge, MD, as he explains the common causes and when you should seek medical intervention.

Check-Up: What is Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy?

Jan 23, 2020
Family medicine provider, Raul Torres, explains how osteopathic physicians use a set of hands-on techniques to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness and injury.

Four Simple Questions Can Help Detect Lung Cancer

Jan 23, 2020
If you smoked, a new test can help determine if you're eligible for a lung cancer screening that can detect lung cancer earlier, when it's most treatable.

Check-Up: Importance of Tummy Time

Jan 10, 2020
Physical therapist, Amanda Trail, PT, talks about the importance of tummy time for a growing baby.

Can a Smartwatch Save Your Life?

Jan 09, 2020
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

Jan 08, 2020
Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, shares how to spot emotional eating.

Check-Up: Identifying an Eating Disorder

Jan 08, 2020
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

Dec 24, 2019
Cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains why too much salt can have bad side-effects for patients with congestive heart failure.

Endometriosis: Your Pain is Real

Dec 19, 2019
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

Dec 13, 2019
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

Dec 03, 2019
Asthma or allergies can put a damper on holiday gatherings but there are ways you can stay healthy.
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Check-Up: The Serious Side of Acid Reflux (John Gosling, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland internist, John Gosling, MD, talks about the warning signs and symptoms of severe acid reflux and consequences if untreated.

Cooking for Your Heart (David Chalupa, PA and Courtney Dixon, RD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland clinicians David Chalupa, PA, and registered dietitian, Courtney Dixon, cook up a heart-healthy meal while talking about risk factors for heart disease.

Check-Up: Common Heart Valve Problems (Dave Chalupa, PA)

Spectrum Health Lakeland physician assistant, David Chalupa describes different heart valve conditions and what it means to have a leaky valve.

Check-Up: What Does Cardiac Rehab Involve? (Brett Hoseth, PA)

Spectrum Health Lakeland physician assistant, Brett Hoseth, provides a quick explanation about who may need cardiac rehabilitation and how long it lasts.

Check-Up: What is an Angiogram? (Jerome Kuhnlein, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Jerome Kuhnlein, MD, explains how an angiogram can help determine if an angioplasty is needed to improve blood flow through the heart.

Check-Up: Powered by a Pacemaker (Jerome Kuhnlein, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Jerome Kuhnlein, MD, describes how a pacemaker gets implanted under the collarbone to help regulate heart rhythm issues.

Check-Up: Blood Thinners (Christopher Chiu, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains why a person would need to be prescribed a blood thinner and the importance of measuring the blood’s thickness to prevent clots.

Check-Up: What is a Widow Maker? (Christopher Chiu, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, MD, explains what a widow maker heart attack is and why it’s serious.

Check-Up: Why Salt is Bad for Heart Failure (Christopher Chiu, MD)

Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiologist, Christopher Chiu, explains why too much salt can have bad side-effects for patients with congestive heart failure.

Check-Up: What You Should Know About Vaping (Albert Naveed, MD)

Albert Naveed, MD, pulmonologist at Lakeland Pulmonology explains the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes.

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