Thursday, October 19, 2017
October: the time of year the leaves change and fall and we begin the holiday gamut of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. It’s a fun time of year – but it can also be an unhealthy time of year. That’s right: welcome to Flu Season.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American adult experiences 2-... Read More
Monday, October 16, 2017
Memorial Healthcare will be holding a FREE Cancer Screening event on Saturday, November 4, from 9 am to 12 noon at their Medical Arts Building, located at 721 N. Shiawassee Street in Owosso. Memorial’s dedicated oncology physician specialists will be preforming the screenings.This event is open to everyone and will include cancer screenings for... Read More
Monday, October 16, 2017
Dr. Marcia Skjaerlund, a gastroenterologist on staff at Memorial Healthcare, has announced her retirement from practicing medicine.  Dr. Skjaerlund has worked at Memorial for over 23 years and was a past recipient of Memorial’s Physician of the Year award.“It has been an honor to practice medicine serving the greater Shiawassee community,”... Read More
Friday, October 13, 2017
October isn’t solely pumpkin spice latte season – it’s also the time to put in the extra effort for raising breast cancer awareness. Throughout October many unite in the awareness-raising efforts focused on breast cancer. It’s a disease that one in eight women will be diagnosed within their lifetime. It’s estimated more than 250,000 women in... Read More
Monday, September 18, 2017
Friday, September 8th (2017) – Owosso, Michigan – Memorial Healthcare Foundation will be holding its annual Go Green! Go Blue! Tailgate Party on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at a new location- Fortitude Outdoor Fitness, 4377 S. M-52 in Owosso. All are welcome to attend this annual high-spirited, in-state rivalry event. New this year is a FunWalk... Read More
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Memorial Healthcare’s Hospice team will offer a free, 3-week, volunteer training course beginning September 19. The course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am until 12 pm. This course will offer volunteers the opportunity to learn about what hospice is and many other skills including sensitive communication, infection control, grief and... Read More
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Hernias manifest when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or fascia, a connective tissue. The pressure paired with this weak spot or opening is what ultimately causes all hernias. There are several different types that can occur in a variety of body areas, such as the abdomen, pelvis, and torso.While this... Read More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Memorial Healthcare will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, August 11 from 10 am to 3:45 pm at Memorial’s Auditorium, located at 826 West King Street.The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors as it continues to face a critical blood shortage. All eligible donors of all blood types are... Read More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Memorial Healthcare is pleased to welcome Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine students back to clinical rotations.In 2015, Memorial Healthcare’s hospital and clinics began a formal affiliation with the CMU College of Medicine. The educational affiliation continues to be a landmark development in the growth of both Central... Read More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 It’s a critically important relationship. Pregnancy can be a scary time, but the right doctor helps curtail that fear and keeps you on a healthy path. Find a doctor with whom you can maintain an open, honest line of communication. A good doctor both happily and clearly answers any question you throw at them. And when you’re pregnant, oh boy... Read More