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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

ER vs Urgent Care: Which is right for you?

It’s 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, your doctor’s office is closed, and you need medical care. Where do you go – an emergency department or an urgent care center? The answer is: It depends.


Monday, June 1, 2015

Of Primary Importance

Most of us spend more time choosing a new car than we do choosing a primary care provider (PCP). Some of the process may be similar – asking friends and family, checking out makes and models on line


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“I can do it!” The Couch to 5K Syndrome

If you’re out and about at all this spring, you’re seeing more people walking, biking, or even (gasp) running. Many of us sort of veg out in the winter months in Michigan, waiting for the first 45 degree day to step outside and breathe (cough) some fresh air. It may even put us in the mind of more heroic undertakings. 


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Straight From the Source – McLaren Bay Region's Health Blog

This blog is different from most primarily because there are no hidden agendas. There is an agenda, to be sure, but at McLaren, it’s all about what we can do to help you live healthier lives. We’re doing this because we know there are a lot of ways we can reach you – should reach you – and this is one we haven’t explored.