• Attend Men's Health Event June 6

    Video

    Hear Drs. Matthew Hilton and Jason Myers discuss the latest in fitness, sleep and recommended screenings and maintenance. Urologist Dr. John Ludlow will give it to you straight: what you need to know about your hormones and health. Our men’s health experts will help you create yo...

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  • 8 Ways Women Can Stay Healthy

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    Life changes with every decade, from graduating college to raising a family to planning for retirement. Regardless of age, all women should make a commitment to embrace a healthy lifestyle. In recognition of National Women’s Health Week , Dr. Laurie Birkholz, Lakeshore Health Par...

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  • 7 Health Tips for Every Man to Live By

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    Hey guys, when’s the last time you checked in with a doctor? How much exercise are you getting each day? (No, couch surfing doesn’t count.) Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? (French fries don’t count either.) See your doctor regularly . Choose a provider you trust and ...

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  • Knowledge: Your Best Defense Against Stroke

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    Every year, stroke impacts the lives of about 795,000 Americans, and yet, most of us wouldn’t recognize the warning signs of this life-threatening, leading cause of long-term disability. So what’s the best way to fight stroke? Prevention—and knowledge is the key. What is a stroke...

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  • Choosing a Birth Center: 6 Questions to Consider

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    Oh baby, you’re going to have one! First and foremost, congratulations! While pregnancy is an exciting time, it also comes with a lot to think about, from who you’d like to deliver your baby to which over-the-counter medications are safe to take to what you’d like to name your so...

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  • Vaccinate or Not? There is No Question

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    After years of decline, measles is on the rise in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. Why? Because alarmingly, fewer children are being vaccinated . To stop this virus from spreading, people must receive two doses of the measles containing vaccine (MMR or measles/mumps/rubella) ....

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  • Holland's Certified Primary Stroke Center

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    If you or a loved one might have the symptoms of a stroke, time is crucial. Know the signs, and remember to call 911. Learn more about Holland Hospital’s Certified Primary Stroke Center ....

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  • Listen Up: Screen Time Tips for Parents

    Podcast

    How much is too much? Mental health professionals Michael Jansen, Ph.D, and Scott Steenwyk, LMSW, with Holland Hospital Behavioral Health Services, provide parents and caregivers the download on technology, social media and parental control. Recorded at Holland Hospital's April 2...

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  • A Closer Look at Esophageal Cancer

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    The American Cancer Society estimates that about 17,650 Americans (13,750 men and 3,900 women) will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer this year. Are you at risk, and if so, can you lower that risk? Is esophageal cancer linked with frequent heartburn? What are the treatment opti...

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  • Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol

    Article

    What’s the harm in letting a young person try alcohol? Plenty. While drinking in moderation as an adult might be fine, kids’ brains aren’t mature enough to handle any amount of alcohol. That’s why it’s critical for parents to talk to their kids about the pitfalls of alcohol and u...

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