• The Benefits of MAKO® Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

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    In our rapidly advancing world, robotics play an important – if often unseen – role in our everyday lives including the field of medicine, assisting with surgical procedures ranging from prostate removals to knee replacements. The Mako robotic arm was originally used for total hi...

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  • Advance Care Planning: Now More Than Ever

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    If you could no longer make health care decisions for yourself, would you be prepared? It’s a question nobody wants to ask, yet everybody should be able to answer. Without advance care planning and the designation of a patient advocate (or advocates) , your loved ones may disagre...

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  • Bone Up On Osteoporosis

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    While you may not give much thought to the health of your bones, you should. That’s because 1 in 2 women and up to 1 in 4 men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Known as the “silent disease,” osteoporosis occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too ...

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  • Taming Migraine Headaches

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    From nausea to sensitivity to light to pain in the face or neck, the symptoms of migraine headaches wreak havoc on the lives of some 38 million Americans. If you’re one of them, there are treatments today that can make a profound difference in your quality of life. “Migraine head...

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  • 5 Motivators for Men to See a Doctor

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    If you (or a man in your life) would prefer mowing the lawn or doing the dishes to heading to the doctor’s office, you’re far from alone. According to a Cleveland Clinic study , 72% of men would rather do household chores than visit a primary care physician. Whether that’s due to...

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  • How to Safely Go Back to the Workplace

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    As Michigan’s stay-at-home order has now largely been lifted , the news may leave some employees worried about how to safely return to the workplace. When it’s time for you to go back to “business as usual,” these tips can help protect you and your peace of mind:   Embrace s...

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  • Summertime Family Fun is Still Possible

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    Summer has arrived, and for many of us, that means wringing our hands over how to keep our kids occupied amid the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.  “With ongoing virus concerns and social distancing guidelines in effect, many summer activities like camps, concerts in ...

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  • Ways to Stay Safe on Your Bicycle

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    Summer is here, and that means more outdoor activities, including bicycling. Here are a few simple, yet effective, tips from our Emergency Department team to keep you safe while enjoying the activity that you love....

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  • Teens & Vaping: What to Know and Do

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    Despite the headlines and warnings, many teens continue to smoke e-cigarettes (also known as vaping). E-cigarettes were originally intended to help adults quit smoking. However, ease of use, availability, flavoring, advertising and lack of a strong smell have actually made it eas...

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  • Resting Easier During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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    Despite the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep, Americans continue to lose valuable shuteye. In fact, according to CDC data , the percentage of employed adults who reported snoozing an average of six hours or less in a 24-hour period rose from 28.4% during 2008–2009 to 32.6...

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