• Do Dense Breasts Increase Risk of Cancer?

    Article

    Understand How Breast Density Affects Mammograms 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 Ho...

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  • Your Breast Defense

    Video

    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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  • Are Vaccinations Safe For Your Kids?

    Article

    Back to school not only means gathering school supplies, packing lunches and enduring the groans of homework—it also means making sure your child’s vaccinations are up to date. When it comes to immunization, there really is no question. Without proper immunization, many vaccine-p...

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  • The ABCs of ENT

    Podcast

    From nasal congestion or drip to sinus pain and sore throat to trouble hearing, millions of Americans suffer from ear, nose and throat issues. Are you one of them? Recurring symptoms can indicate more than just a cold or flu. Discover solutions that bring relief and improve quali...

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  • Benefits of Breastfeeding For You and Baby

    Article

    Congratulations on your new arrival! Now that your baby has made his/her debut, you want to give him/her the very best start. While breastfeeding is a personal choice, it delivers a lot of perks—for moms and little ones alike. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics , bre...

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  • Stroke Therapy & Life After a Stroke

    Article

    If you’re one of the 795,000 Americans who’ve suffered a stroke in the last year, what should you expect for the rest of your life? Although stroke remains a leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S., early and comprehensive therapy can make a profound difference on long-...

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  • Live Local. Give Local.

    Video

    Holland Hospital is helping to create a healthier West Michigan. From Grand Haven to South Haven, we are increasing access to health care on the lakeshore. Watch this short video by WOTV4 that summarizes the program known as “Live Local. Give Local.” Be on the lookout for more in...

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  • B.E.F.A.S.T. Know the Signs of a Stroke

    Video

    When a stroke occurs, every minute matters. Watch this Healthy Life Chat with emergency medicine physician Dr. Sandip Kothari and you'll know the B.E.F.A.S.T. signs of stroke to watch for and how to respond to help save a life. Learn more about stroke services at Holland Hospital...

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  • Nitrous Oxide: Safe Option for Labor

    Article

    Bringing a baby into the world is an exhilarating experience, but it doesn’t come free of worry, perhaps most especially regarding labor pain . The good news is, moms-to-be who choose Holland Hospital’s Boven Birth Center for their delivery have access to an additional convenient...

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