HealthCurrents Women's Issue
On The Cover: Lacy Lange
Since undergoing weight loss surgery, Benton Harbor resident, Lacy Lange, is down 130 pounds and has gained a new outlook on life. Read more of her inspiring journey on page 10.
In This Issue:
A small, cancerous lump in Shelly Morlock's right breast required a mastectomy along with a full course of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Plastic surgeon, Ginard Henry, MD, answers questions and address concerns people may have about plastic surgery.
Carolyn Drier suffered a fall in the parking lot that resulted in a small lesion on her knee. After her wound would not heal she scheduled a visit to the Lakeland Wound Center in Niles.
Ashley Dupuis, DO, discusses the early years transitioning up to menopause, what to expect, and specific symptoms.
Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, talks about why women may experience postpartum depression and how treatment can help people cope.
Kristin Ross was attending her sister's wedding when something unexpected happened: her water broke.
Tatiyana Stankovic, NP, cares for patients at Stonegate Plastic Surgery. She is trained in a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the face, body, breasts and skin.
Sheena Lader, PA, cares for patients at Stonegate Plastic Surgery. She is trained in a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the face, body, breasts and skin.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of incontinence.
Vanessa Cool shares how rehabilitation can be an effective treatment option for incontinence.
Beginning December 2, all community members age 12 and older who are visiting a loved one in the inpatient units at Lakeland Medical Center.
The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) awarded Lakeland Medical Center and Lakeland Hospital Niles with the Patient Safety Excellence Award.
New COVID-19 testing equipment, additional supplies, and expanded testing criteria in the state are making it possible for more people in Southwest Michigan to be tested for the virus.
Spectrum Health Lakeland recently appointed Lynn Todman, PhD, as vice president, health equity.
The late Lynn Gray, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Berrien Springs, was recognized posthumously with the 2020 Michigan Family Physician of the Year Award.
Spectrum Health is offering free screening for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Lakeland is resuming select surgeries, procedures, clinic appointments, outpatient therapies, and radiology studies that were previously deferred in anticipation of a COVID-19 patient surge.
In honor of frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, 1st Source Bank has donated $30,000 to the Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation.
Hiro, a two-year-old male German shepherd from Slovakia, joins handler, Chris Aungst, a retired police officer with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.
High-risk pregnant women and women with chronic illnesses considering pregnancy now have local access to advanced levels of care through a new partnership with Spectrum Health.