Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network shines extra light on the gravity of food allergies come May. It’s currently estimated that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. The symptoms of an allergic response range from mild to severe, and can cause anaphylaxis, a serious and impetuous reaction that can cause death.Food allergy... Read More
Monday, May 15, 2017
No matter your age, it’s not too early or late for starting the journey on becoming your best, healthy self – and that’s the general message of National Women’s Health Week, which kicked off on Mother’s Day and runs through May 20th.The week, led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, serves as a reminder to... Read More
Thursday, May 11, 2017
A free seminar on coping with anxiety, led by Sharon Ledy, LPC, of Memorial Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Unit, will be held on June 13. Sessions will be held at 1 pm and 6 pm in the community room at Memorial Healthcare’s Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso.Anxiety and stress are a daily part of life and have a great effect on... Read More
Thursday, May 11, 2017
In recognition of National Cancer Survivor Day, Memorial Healthcare will be hosting their Annual Cancer Survivor Day celebration on Thursday, June 1st. This FREE event will be held at Memorial’s Medical Arts Building, located at 721 N. Shiawassee Street in Owosso (corner of King St. and M-52) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Activities will include an ice... Read More
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Memorial Healthcare’s next free Lunch and Learn will be held on May 22 at noon.  This month’s presentation will be on “Diabetes Prevention” and is presented by registered dietician, Marla Price.  The presentation will cover what pre-diabetes is, and how to delay or prevent the onset of diabetes with lifestyle changes related to weight... Read More
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  The long shift concludes and you return home exhausted with sore feet and perhaps a profusion of emotions. Maybe it was a hard day; or maybe everything went right. You may now be home but your thoughts may still be with a patient. You give the job your all and you certainly feel it sometimes. But oh how you love it.While the career... Read More
Monday, May 8, 2017
“I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and... Read More
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Memorial Healthcare Hospice volunteers were honored April 27 during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony.Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Connie Henige, stated this event is one way to say thank you to Memorial’s hospice volunteers. “Whether providing patient companionship, delivering flowers, office work, or visiting... Read More
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Children are the future, so let’s keep the future healthy: this week is Every Kid Healthy Week, an annual observance created to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. The week shines a spotlight on efforts made to improve the health and wellness of children and the link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning. Memorial... Read More
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
A lot of effort, time, research, and education goes into preventing the spread of infection at Memorial Healthcare. Nurses at the hospital undertake a variety of roles, some of which are relegated to more behind-the-scenes tasks that most visitors don’t witness firsthand. That’s the case for Debbie Rose, infection control nurse at Memorial... Read More