Time: Apr 26, 2023 02:00 PM
- 03:30 PM
Benton Harbor Public Library, Benton Harbor
213 E. Wall St
Benton Harbor, MI
The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information in our communities. Stop by and pick up your bag of free fruits and vegetables while supplies last.
Thank you to Corewell Health and the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids for supporting the partnership.
Wednesday, April 26
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Benton Harbor Public Library, Benton Harbor
Orthopedic Surgery: Valerie Krieger “Finding a solution to hip pain”
At 52 years old, Valerie Krieger never expected she’d need a hip replacement. Determined to find relief from her constant discomfort, she trusted Corewell Health and orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Postma, DO, to get her walking upright, free from pain.
Physician Video Profile: Evan Lytle, DO (Neurosurgery)
Evan Lytle, DO is a neurosurgeon in Southwest Michigan at Corewell Health. He diagnoses and treats patients with injuries or diseases/disorders of the nervous system, particularly the brain and spinal cord.
Matters of the Heart short film
Watch what happens when a local Black-owned business and cardiologist come together to discuss heart health in our new short film, Matters of the Heart.
Check-up: What does a gynecologist do? (Catherine Roos, MD)
Watch obstetrician and gynecologist, Catherine Roos, MD, discuss what patients of all ages can expect during their visit with a gynecologist.
Check-up: Causes of bladder leakage (Catherine Roos, MD)
Bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence, can happen to women of all ages. Learn about the different types of incontinence and risk factors for developing them from obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD.
Check-up: The goal of kegel exercises (Catherine Roos, MD)
Watch obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD, share what the goal is for doing Kegel exercises and how to properly do them wherever you are.
Check-up: Urinary tract infections (Catherine Roos, MD)
Watch obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD, share information about UTI prevention and treatment.
Check-up: What are ovarian cysts? (Catherine Roos, MD)
Ovarian cysts are very common in females of all ages. Learn about the different types and causes of cysts from obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD.
Check-up: Tips for infertility (Catherine Roos, MD)
Obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD, shares natural ways and other treatments to increase ovulation.
Center for Better Health and Wellness Construction Kick-off Celebration
The Center for Better Health and Wellness is expanding!
Carolyn Jones "My community helped me beat breast cancer twice"
Carolyn Jones was surprised by a breast cancer diagnosis -- not just once, but twice. The medical care she received helped her, but it was the support of family, friends and her faith that got her through it.
Social navigation: Wilma Enix "Accessible services improve health"
St. Joseph resident Wilma Enix has Type 2 diabetes and found local health information and support at the Center for Better Health and Wellness in Benton Harbor.
Heart health: Denise Seats "Taking medical advice to heart"
After years of managing heart conditions, Benton Harbor resident Denise Seats found the medical advice she needed to make permanent changes at the Center for Better Health and Wellness.
Check-up: Surgical solutions for fixing a hernia (Benjamin Sopczynski, MD)
General surgeon Benjamin Sopczynski, MD, explains how complex hernias are repaired with abdominal reconstruction surgical procedures.
Physician Video Profile: Benjamin Sopczynski, MD (General Surgery)
Benjamin Sopczynski, MD is a general surgeon at Corewell Health caring for patients in the greater Niles area that experience a variety of surgical needs.
Check-up: What is a general surgeon? (Nathan Piovesan, MD)
As a 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 doctors: masters of emergency surgeries (Nathan Piovesan, MD)
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.
Provider Video Profile: Nathan Piovesan, MD (General Surgery)
General surgeon, Nathan Piovesan, MD, cares for a wide variety of patients needing surgical care in Southwest Michigan.
Check-up: Removing cancer with surgery (Nathan Piovesan, MD)
Cancer care can involve surgery done by a general surgeon to either remove cancer or to do diagnostic surgery to identify what a tumor is.
Check-up: Detect lung cancer early (Kenlyn Laureys, NP)
Nurse practitioner Kenlyn Laureys in the high-risk cancer program at Corewell Health explains that if you are identified as being at high risk for lung cancer your doctor can refer you to receive a lung cancer screening.