• Advanced Stroke Treatment at Holland Hospital

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    Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers from a stroke? Strokes are serious medical emergencies that are not only life-threatening, but are also a leading cause of long-term disability.  Fortunately, thanks to a partnership with the University...

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  • Protecting You and Your Pets from Ticks

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    When you take advantage of warm summer days by enjoying a hike through the woods or a picnic in the park, make sure you’re protecting yourself and your pets from a tiny, almost invisible threat: ticks. Ticks hide in wooded and grassy areas across the state and can spread serious ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Managing Migraines

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    Headaches are one of the most common pain conditions in the world, but that doesn ’ t mean they should be taken lightly – especially when they are frequent and severe. There are many different types of headaches, but one of the most common is migraines—a neurological disease that...

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  • The Difference Between Allergies and Illness

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    Springtime means sunshine, warm weather and unfortunately, lots of pollen in the air. Each year, allergy season affects thousands of people and can leave many wondering – do I have allergies or am I sick? Is it a llergies , a cold or the flu? Both the common cold and spring aller...

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  • Amanda Mishler, PA-C, Answers How You Can Find the Right Primary Care Doctor

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    For lifelong health, it’s important to build a relationship with a primary care provider you can trust. Amanda Mishler, certified physician assistant (PA-C) in family medicine, offers quick advice on finding the right fit for you. Our doctors and providers will make time for you....

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  • The Health Benefits of Enjoying Local Nature

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    A quick walk outdoors or a few moments spent sitting in the sun can be a shortcut to feeling better quickly. In fact, time spent outside is so beneficial to our overall health that doctors are starting to give patients “nature prescriptions”, a specific amount of time the doctor ...

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  • Caring for You When You Leave the Hospital

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    How can a good care transition team make a difference for hospitalized patients? While a hospital stay can be a stressful event, leaving the hospital can also feel overwhelming. The transition to home can be particularly challenging as patients and their families take over the re...

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  • Andrew Kepplinger, DO, on Virtual Health Care Visits

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    The pandemic changed a lot—including how people can visit their doctor. Andrew Kepplinger, DO, internal medicine physician, explains how you can see him for certain health issues without even having to leave your home. Our primary care providers schedule virtual visits when it’s ...

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  • Spring Sports: Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

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    As the warm spring weather coaxes people to lace up their running shoes or break out their baseball gloves, it ’ s important to take steps to prevent common sports injuries like sprains, strains, dislocations or bone fractures.  “ Injuries are part of playing sports,'' says ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Sleep plays a crucial role in our overall health and quality of life, which is why it ’ s critical to catch and address any conditions that disrupt our sleep. One of the most common sleep disturbances is a potentially serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea or OSA. ...

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