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    "About 52% of men over the age of 40 have some element of erectile dysfunction."  Of all the issues to bring up to your doctor, erectile dysfunction is probably one of the most difficult to discuss. But according to Urology Health Foundation , it affects as many as 30 million men. Erectile dysfunction (ED) occurs when there is a consistent inability to get or maintain an erection. When ED occurs more often and becomes a bothersome problem, a urologist can help. “About 52% of men over the age of 40 ...

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    McLaren Bay Region, a leader in providing high-quality patient care, is launching a new electronic health record system (EHR) at 12:01am on Saturday, June 5, 2021 to better serve its patients and community. The new EHR system is from global health care technology company Cerner Corporation, and will improve integration of information in both the hospital and clinic setting. It will enable health care providers to update clinical documentation in near real-time to help clinicians deliver personalized, sa...

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    "Symptoms you may experience include feeling and/or seeing a bulge, often paired with pain or discomfort, and you will need to push back in from time to time."   Each year, hernias affect millions of Americans, according to the National Center of Health Statistics , yet experts believe hundreds of thousands suffer in silence, primarily because they fear surgery. Hernias are caused when there is a weakness or hole in the abdominal wall. Discomfort and pain associated with hernias may prevent pe...

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      Hospitalists might lack the name recognition of physicians such as cardiologists,  psychiatrists, radiologists, or pediatricians. But their importance in the medical  profession in the United States has increased dramatically since the term was coined by  doctors Robert Wachter, M.D. and Lee Goldman, M.D. of the University of California  San Francisco in 1996. When people were admitted to the hospital back then, their primary care physician would  usually be called in to ...

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    The Skinny on Sugar

      If you are someone living with diabetes and are trying to eat healthier , watching your carbohydrate intake will be part of the process. Carbohydrates are essential food nutrients your body turns into glucose to fuel your body. Complex carbs burn more steadily and are less likely to cause blood glucose levels to spike. These are found in fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole-grain products such as brown rice and oatmeal. Simple carbs are quickly broken down in the body, resulting in a fast spike t...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two board of director members: Geaneen Arends, attorney and vice president and director, Butzel Long Sylvester Hester, chairman, Global Automotive Alliance In their roles, Arends and Hester will collaborate with the existing board members to support the Institute’s mission of leading transformative cancer care, research and education. Karmanos treats more than 12,000 new patients annually and is Michigan’s largest cancer...

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    "Especially when they are on the head or neck, we want to treat squamous cell carcinoma in its early stages." With May being National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, now is a good time to learn about basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Neither of them strike the same level of fear in people as melanoma, but they are diagnosed far more frequently. Melanoma is often referred to as the most serious type of skin cancer because it can spread from the outer layer of skin to other organs...

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    “Her clinical skills have led to best outcomes on numerous occasions. She has responded quickly to patients in a medical and mental health crisis, thus preventing further complications. Morgan (Zemer) has received numerous compliments from patients and their families for providing excellent care.” Every year, National Nurses Week is celebrated May 6 through May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As part of the Nurses Week festivities, McLaren Greater Lansing highlights one nurse that has gone...

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    “This device allows us to clean an area quickly with the peace of mind that nothing was missed.” McLaren Greater Lansing looked to technology when rethinking its cleaning protocols to ensure that the hospital is safe to provide health care to all who need it during COVID-19. Safety teams at multiple McLaren locations joined forces to find the best of the best in cleaning tools. They ended up purchasing multiple Victory 200ESK electrostatic sprayers , which are state-of-the-art sprayers for cleaning. “Th...