Wednesday, November 15, 2017
With the pleasure of eating becoming a focal point in November, the month also serves as Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Officially designated in 2010, the month-long campaign aims to raise awareness and support efforts about stomach cancer. Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer worldwide with one million new cases diagnosed each... Read More
Monday, November 13, 2017
Okay, perhaps that headline is a little deceiving. If you clicked to read this hoping for the details on a tasty BBQ event to attend, we apologize. But we still want you to join a Smokeout! The Great American Smokeout returns November 16th. It’s an annual event that encourages smokers to begin their journey toward kicking the habit. More than... Read More
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Do you know how to avoid being a victim of human trafficking? Human trafficking is the forced exploitation of people for labor or sexual relations. Human Trafficking is big business; it’s a $32 billion dollar per year industry and is the second-fastest-growing criminal activity in the United States.Traffickers are not picky about their victims and... Read More
Monday, November 6, 2017
Hospice is not a place. It’s not a setting. It’s not an environment. It’s a special kind of care that provides people with the opportunity to live a life they choose.November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month – a dedicated effort that highlights end-of-life care’s ability to provide medical care, pain management, and emotional and... Read More
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and an additional 86 million Americans aged 20 years or older risk developing the disease. Diabetes is among the leading causes of disability and death in the country. When uncontrolled, it spurs blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems. That’s what... Read More
Monday, October 30, 2017
It’s nearly winter. Some may be excited about that and some may be upset. What everyone should be united about regarding winter, however, is remaining healthy during the season.Winter provides some challenges to keeping your health in good standing. In the winter season, the temperatures drop, and the windows close, setting the stage for an... Read More
Friday, October 27, 2017
Running around in the dark while all costumed up, knocking on neighbors’ doors, and receiving candy and treats is all in good fun, but there are some precautions to take. Halloween is a spooky good time for our children, so let’s keep it that way by reviewing some safety measures. We want people saying “boo” and not receiving “boos boos” and... Read More
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Memorial Healthcare recently welcomed Konstance Kasimos, MD, to its active medical staff.Dr. Kasimos has joined the talented team of primary care providers at Durand Family Health Center. The practice offers quality, compassionate healthcare to the entire family.Dr. Kasimos is a graduate of Saba University School of Medicine (Saba, Dutch Caribbean... Read More
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Memorial Healthcare recently welcomed Julie Creighton, DO, to its active medical staff.Dr. Creighton, a pediatrician, has joined the team at Memorial Pediatric Clinic offering primary care to infants, children, and adolescents age 0-17. Dr. Creighton is a graduate of Owosso High School and a 2014 graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic... Read More