Healthy breasts come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures. It is important to know what’s normal for your breasts so that you can quickly notice any changes. Consult your healthcare provider if you find any of the following during your Breast Self-Examination or at any other time.
Surgery is a common treatment for breast cancer. It’s done to remove as much of the cancer as possible. General surgeon, Maria Rapciak, DO, explains the types of surgical options available to women and the factors that go into creating a plan of care.
Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, shares more about the customized breast augmentation and breast lift techniques offered at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
With many questions around expectant mothers getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Spectrum Health maternal-fetal medicine physician David Colombo, MD, shares information that moms need to know about their decision.
Nicole Phillips, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, discusses how breast reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s appearance, self-confidence, and overall quality of life.
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.
For minor conditions and illnesses, health officials encourage patients to contact their primary care provider (after hours answering service is available at most locations) or visit a local walk-in clinic.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome obstetrician and gynecologist, Catharine Roos, MD, and certified nurse midwife, Betsy Fuzi, CNM, to the medical staff.
Nwamaka Eneanya, MD, MPH, FASN, will discusses the controversy surrounding the use of race to diagnose and manage kidney disease.
A new level of molecular testing is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland through a $350,000 investment in the cobas® 6800 System which allows for real-time PCR testing.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, September 8. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health have signed a formal integration agreement, the next step in the process to create a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™.
Lakeland Care will offer drive-through community flu shots from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are urging parents of adolescents 12 years and older to have them receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lynn Todman, PhD, has accepted the role of vice president, health equity, Spectrum Health System.
With a focus on the health and safety of its team members and the community, along with thorough review of the scientific evidence, Spectrum Health has announced that it will require the COVID-19 vaccine.
Spectrum Health has been named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, two of the most respected health systems in Michigan, announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore creating a new health system.
Designation denotes improved health outcomes for mothers at Niles and St. Joseph BirthPlace.
Spectrum Health Lakeland will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines at four new locations throughout Southwest Michigan including the Center for Outpatient Services in St. Joseph and the health system’s three walk-in clinics.
The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) has awarded Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital a Maternity Care Excellence Award for the second year in a row.