• Self-Care Strategies for Relieving Chronic Pain

    Article

    It’s estimated that 1 in 5 Americans suffers from chronic pain every year. Chronic pain is categorized as pain that typically lasts longer than six months. Osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and neck or back pain are all conditions that can result in chronic pain, and can significantly...

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  • Don't Overlook Your Flu Shot This Year

    Article

    The official first day of fall is just around the corner, and with the COVID-19 pandemic still very much a reality, getting your flu shot might be more important than ever. Cases of the flu usually rise from November or December through March. One particular concern this year is ...

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  • Keeping Kids Safe at School Amid COVID-19

    Article

    While it’s typically felt like the “most wonderful time of the year” for many parents, back to school is ushering in a lot of new norms and uneasy feelings this fall. What can moms, dads, and caregivers do to keep their kids safe and their family’s worries in check when that bell...

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  • Is it COVID-19, the Flu or Just a Cold?

    Article

    COVID-19 continues to spread in the U.S. and around the world. Currently, there is no vaccine to prevent this new strain of coronavirus. “While more is understood about COVID-19 each day, there are still a lot of unknowns,” said Jason Myers, DO , Holland Hospital Family Medicine....

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  • Don’t Delay Your Child’s Vaccines

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    According to the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and the CDC, fewer children in the state are currently up to date on their routine vaccinations. The reason for this shortfall? Safety fears related to COVID-19. “During this pandemic, it’s especially important t...

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  • Don’t Let Disc Herniation Hold You Back

    Podcast

    A common cause of neck, back and leg pain, disc herniation can hold you back from living life to the fullest. In this Healthy Life Talk, orthopedic spine experts share insights on the latest nonsurgical and surgical treatments for finding relief. Podcast recorded July 27, 2020....

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  • Keep Kids Active This Summer

    Article

    Keep your kids active and injury-free during National Youth Sports Week Jul 20 to Jul 26 and throughout the rest of summer. The benefits of youth sports and exercise outweigh the risk of injury. Physical activity in kids helps to reduce the risk of obesity and diabetes, improve s...

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  • Tips for Your Picky Eater, with Betsy Beckman, MD

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    Does your toddler shun broccoli? Or your 4-year-old feed peas to Fido? Dr. Betsy Beckman, with Holland Hospital Pediatrics & Internal Medicine, offers some simple tips for getting the pickiest of eaters to broaden their palates, from scheduling meal and snack times to introdu...

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  • COVID-19: 6 Meaningful Lessons

    Article

    A year ago, most of us wouldn’t have understood phrases like social distancing and flatten the curve, and the idea of wearing cloth masks in public or not being able to even go out in public would have seemed silly. Flash forward to early 2020, and poof—everything changed. While ...

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  • Should Parents Be Concerned About Enlarged Lymph Nodes in Kids?

    Video

    Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes is a common complaint in children, usually occurring from a bacterial or viral infection. But when should moms and dads be concerned? Dr. Michael Rytting shares more in this Medical Minute, including problems parents should watch for. Board certifi...

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