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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Do you spend a lot of time outdoors? Have you been exposed to too much sun over the years? Or, do you have a birthmark, mole, or blemish or a sore that won’t heal or has changed in size, texture, shape or color? The physicians, nurses and everyone at the Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Macomb are committed to the good health of our community. We invite you to attend our free skin cancer screening event at the cancer center. Thurs., Sept. 14 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Maco...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Allison Taormina, RD, a clinical dietitian with McLaren Macomb, follows up with William and Anita, discussing their impressive progress in maintaining William's recent diabetes diagnosis When William wife Anita called, he knew what it was all about. Anita and William before the diagnosis Dr. Tammy West, William’s family physician, phoned with the results of his recent blood work. And the diagnosis didn’t come as a shock to him. He has type 2 diabetes. “It runs in the family. My father was type 2 so when...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
This summer, injuries will send more than 55,000 golfers to their nearest emergency department. Shoulder, elbow and wrist injuries are very common, but one critical body part sustains the most damage. “Lower back injuries can stop any golfer, and those are by far the most common,” said Mike Mulcahy, MPT, director of rehabilitation services and the Athletic Medicine Institute (AMI) at McLaren Macomb. “Approximately 35 percent of all reported golf injuries are to the lower back. “All golf swings are diffe...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
During the hottest months of the year, when outdoor activity is at its peak, countless incidents can send anyone to their nearest emergency department. With that, Dr. Richard Reidy , an emergency medicine physician at McLaren Macomb, sees a disproportionately higher occurrence of certain maladies among active youth. With fall sports practice starting soon in these hot months ahead, Dr. Reidy offers his expert advice on the most common, serious conditions: Dehydration “Thirst might actually occur later w...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Kicking off what will become an annual celebration of health and teen empowerment, Ride Richmond 2017 debuts its inaugural ride with something for everyone. Presented by McLaren Macomb and featuring bike rides of 1, 15 and 25 miles in and around the City of Richmond and the storied Macomb Orchard Trail, the day’s proceeds will benefit A Beautiful Me to further its mission of instilling self-worth in young ladies. The day’s festivities begin at 9 a.m. on July 29 at the Richmond Community Center. “We’ve b...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Cardiologist Dr. Melissa Ianitelli discusses the symptoms of heart disease and some of the preventative measures that can be taken to decrease the risk. View full episode here .
Friday, May 19, 2017
Cardiologist Dr. Melissa Ianitelli discusses symptoms and prevention of heart disease. Surgeon Dr. Gregory Gaborek explains chronic venous disease and introduces the new McLaren Macomb Vein Center. Local Macomb County high school students learn about the importance of diversity.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Take control of your health by attending one of McLaren Macomb’s free informational and educational seminars. All seminars are FREE to attend, but registration is required and can be made online at mclarenmacomb.eventbrite.com or by calling (586) 239-0402 (unless otherwise noted) . Refreshments and well-lit parking provided. When hosted at McLaren Macomb, please park in the East Lot and enter through the Outpatient Entrance. Classrooms and the Medical Auditorium are on the Lower Level of the East Tower....