LASIK Expectations: Before, During, and After2008.08.15This article is a compilation of patient information developed by manufacturers and healthcare professionals, but cannot replace the dialogue you should have with your doctor.
Depression Information2008.08.15Being "down in the dumps" over a period of time is not a normal part of getting older. You do not need to suffer.
The Skinny on Liposuction2008.08.15Liposuction is the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the United States, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Exercise and Bone Health2008.08.15Vital at every age for healthy bones, exercise is important for treating and preventing osteoporosis.
Keeping Blood Cholesterol in Check2008.08.15Itâ€™s important to learn what cholesterol is, what it does in your body and why you need to make sure too much isnâ€™t flowing in your blood.
Fighting Seasonal Allergies2008.08.15There is no cure for allergy, but there are ways to control its symptoms and, hopefully, to prevent it from triggering more serious conditions like asthma and sinusitis.
Physical Therapy Essential to Sports Injury Recovery2008.08.08Sports injuries happen to the best of us. For proof of that, one need look no further than professional sports leagues, where injuries have derailed seasons, careers, and become as much a part of the game as bats, balls, cleats, and spikes.
Did You Know?2008.08.08Roughly half of the American population will have a cataract by the age of 65.
Heart patients should be screened for depression2008.08.08Depression is about three times more common in heart attack survivors and those hospitalized with heart problems than the general population, according to the recommendations published in the journal Circulation.
Explore the Health Benefits of Golf2008.08.08Some people bill golf as the "lazy man's sport." Absent of running, catching, or throwing as is par for the course with many other popular sports, it's easy to see why it would be perceived in that way.
Sweat it out - Saunas and steam rooms can have health benefits 2008.08.08Michele Brurian-Quintiliano and her husband, Marcus, find refuge in their sauna. Itâ€™s the place in their day where Michele can meditate, do â€œenergy workâ€ and even sing and chant. For Marcus, itâ€™s a place to sit in hushed silence, letting it all go
Alternative Healing: Craniosacral Therapy2008.08.07Mary Lou Smith has healing hands. Among her approaches to restoring and relaxing the body is through a newer technique that is getting much attention of late: Craniosacral therapy.
Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency2008.08.04Health Department of Northwest Michigan has operated as the official health department serving the residents and vistors of Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties since 1930.