• Lana’s Story: Weight Lost, Freedom Gained

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    For years, Lana was missing out on living an active life due to excess weight. With the surgical weight loss expertise from Holland Hospital Bariatric Services and Grand Health Partners, Lana has significantly improved her physical and mental well-being. Listen as she shares her ...

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  • Protecting Your Child from RSV

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    Hospitals are reporting a surprising rise in the number of young children getting RSV this fall, according to the CDC and local and national news outlets.  RSV  is  respiratory syncytial virus , a common seasonal illness. But this year, it’s spiking earlier and put...

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  • Does Your Child Have a Cold or Severe RSV? Signs to Look For

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    MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Hospitals are filling up with babies and toddlers very ill with the easy-to-catch illness, which is c...

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  • Need to See a Specialist? The Choice is Yours

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    If you are dealing with a specific health issue or looking to manage a chronic health condition, you may need to see a specialist. Typically, patients are referred to a specialist by their primary care provider but that may not be the best choice for the patient, especially if it...

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  • Long COVID and the Loss of Smell and Taste

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    How long does the loss of taste and smell last? Will it ever return? Listen as ENT specialist Joe VanderMeer, MD, shares insights on this lingering post-COVID condition. Part of our special video series: Living a Healthy Life After COVID-19: The Medical Mysteries of Long COVID. L...

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  • Living a Healthy Life after COVID-19: The Mysteries of Long COVID

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    The world has changed in many ways since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. While we now have vaccines and treatments that reduce the risk of becoming seriously ill, the COVID-19 virus is still with us. For some, a previous COVID-19 infection has left them with long-term...

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  • Living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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    It’s estimated that between 5 and 6 million women in the United States have a hormone disorder called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is the most common endocrine condition for women of childbearing age, and it is the most common cause of infertility. But despite how preva...

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  • Preventing Head Injuries in Athletes

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    Sports are a great way to stay healthy, be a part of a team and have fun. But with any sport, there’s always a risk of injury. One of the most serious injuries that can happen during sports is a head injury. Head injuries range from concussions to traumatic brain injuries (TBI). ...

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  • Celestin Family Welcomes Triplets

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    For the first time since 2012, the team at Holland Hospital Boven Birth Center announced a set of triplets! On March 5, 2022, proud parents Philip and Elizabeth Celestin of Zeeland welcomed a special trio into their family. Sweet baby boys Emmett, Graham and Hudson had a short st...

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  • A Low Carb Model for Weight Management

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    There are countless opinions on the best way to lose weight. The most well-known approach to weight loss is creating a calorie deficit by eating less and moving more. However, research suggests that the body fights against calorie restriction by slowing down the metabolism and in...

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