• Breast Cancer: What Does “High Risk” Mean?

    Article

    One in eight women will face breast cancer during her lifetime. Despite the reality of this statistic, there’s a lot women can do to lower their chances of getting breast cancer—and beat the odds if they are diagnosed . Still, what can you do if you have a family history of breas...

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  • Exercise is for Everyone

    Video

    Your body was meant to move at any age, shape and condition. Watch this Healthy Life Chat with certified medical exercise specialist and personal trainer Tina Vande Guchte. She'll explain the benefits of exercise and how support from a medical exercise specialist will help you ac...

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  • Diabetes: 11 Steps to Healthier Feet

    Article

    If you have diabetes, managing blood sugar should be top of mind. While keeping your blood sugar in check is vital, individuals with diabetes also need to be vigilant when it comes to watching for disease-related complications. One of these complications is foot problems . Diabet...

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  • Women's Health: Strong Mind

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    Amanda Nies, DO, Lakeshore Health Partners – Neurology and Kathleen Campbell, PT, Holland Hospital Rehabilitation Services explain the importance of keeping your brain healthy and alert, and ways to reduce the risk of memory loss....

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  • Women's Health: Strong Body

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    Kristen Sumners, DO, Lakeshore Health Partners Family Medicine Zeeland and Kathleen Campbell, PT, Holland Hospital Rehabilitation Services share tips and exercises on how to gain and maintain bone strength. Learn more by watching this video....

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  • Prostate Cancer: The Pros & Cons of PSA Screening

    Article

    Because it can help detect prostate cancer at its earliest and most treatable stages, prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing can be a good idea. That said, this particular screening may not be necessary for some men. According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) ...

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  • The Art of Beating Breast Cancer: Patient Story

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    Holland-area artist and breast cancer survivor Carolyn Stich shares her story, from initially ignoring the lump in her breast to now encouraging others to do ‘whatever it takes’ for their breast health....

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  • Do Dense Breasts Increase Risk of Cancer?

    Article

    So you scheduled your mammogram , dutifully went in for your screening and later discovered you have dense breasts. What does that mean? Should you be worried or receive more tests? Dr. Susan Ervine, Co-Medical Director, Holland Hospital Comprehensive Breast Services , helps clea...

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  • Your Breast Defense

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    Women have competing priorities, but they still need to make time for their own health. Holland Hospital Comprehensive Breast Services makes this easier by bringing expert care and advanced technology close to home. Learn more about Holland Hospital's comprehensive breast service...

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  • What is Guillain-Barre' Syndrome (GBS)?

    Podcast

    Dallas Cowboys' center, Travis Frederick, has been sidelined this football season after being diagnosed with Guillain-Barre' syndrome (GBS). The 27-year-old has been undergoing treatment since his diagnosis in August. GBS is a rare autoimmune disease with only 3,000 to 6,000 Amer...

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