It's never too late to reduce your risk of heart disease.
At the top of the CDC's list of primary risk factors for all chronic diseases are smoking, poor nutrition, and sedentary lifestyle.
You can help prevent heart disease by taking the following steps:
Talk with your healthcare provider to learn more about how you can reduce your risk.
Learn about the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for heart failure.
Cardiologist Dennis Disch, MD, talks about the future of wearable technology and its ability to detect and help treat heart-related conditions.
TAVR heart valve replacement surgery explained by Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiac specialists.
Dale Leffler, DO is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.
Emily Milliken, NP is the TAVR Coordinator at Spectrum Health Lakeland. She works with a variety of patients with complex heart conditions.
After a successful surgery at Lakeland Heart and Vascular, Rusty is back to maintaining an active lifestyle.
An elephant sitting on his chest, pain down his left arm, and a metallic taste in his mouth. All warning signs St. Joseph resident, Terry Allen experienced prior to having a heart attack and receiving care at Lakeland Medical Center.
Dilip Arora, MD treats conditions involving the cardiac system including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease in St. Joseph.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has received reports from patients and Priority Health members in Berrien County who are receiving calls from individuals pretending to be from Spectrum Health or Priority Health.
Spectrum Health Lakeland welcomed three new board members in 2022: Deborah Bennett Berecz, Pamela Garmon Johnson, and Kenneth O’Neill, MD.
Spectrum Health Lakeland recently published the 2022-2024 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).
As part of the tenth annual Bears in the Air program, South Bend International Airport (SBN) delivered more than 2,000 teddy bears to children in six area hospitals this week, including Spectrum Health Lakeland.
The American College of Emergency Physicians recently granted the emergency department at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph with the bronze standard—Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.
The Spectrum Health Lakeland board of directors recently underwent a transition of leadership.
Our individual and collective resources are being overwhelmed, and we need our communities’ help to get back on track.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in heart failure treatment and stroke by CareChex® Awards by Quantros.
Effective Saturday, September 25, the outpatient laboratories at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet hospitals and the Center for Outpatient Services will revise their operating hours.
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.
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™.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Alexi Bellchambers, PA, to the medical staff.
Corazon, Inc. has granted Service Line of Excellence to the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), chest pain center, and open heart surgery programs at Spectrum Health Lakeland.