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    Click here  to read the incredible story of a McLaren Greater Lansing nurse who carried a baby for a cancer survivor, updates our new hospital, upcoming free health and wellness virtual events, and more, in the latest edition of Greater Lansing Good Life!

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      "The risks that come from heart disease are too serious to ignore.” By now you know it’s important to take care of your heart. The risks that come from heart disease are too serious to ignore, and it’s crucial to start taking steps right now to make sure you’re healthy long into the future. With that in mind, McLaren Greater Lansing cardiologist David McComb, D.O. , has five simple tips that can start you on the road to a healthier heart. Get active “Generally, health care providers recommend at ...

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    "McLaren is going above and beyond to ensure the safety of their patients, visitors, and staff... ” The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in many ways, but one thing that hasn’t changed is McLaren Greater Lansing’s commitment to providing safe, compassionate emergency care whenever you need it.   McLaren Greater Lansing’s Emergency Department is here for you and your family’s health care needs. McLaren is going above and beyond to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and staff by using th...

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      "...there have been countless Black innovators and trailblazers who have helped pave the way for progress and innovation.” Health care, medicine, and medical research are always changing, and there have been countless Black innovators and trailblazers who have helped paved the way for progress and innovation. February is Black History Month, and some of the members of McLaren Greater Lansing’s Diversity & Inclusion committee are sharing the stories of Black pioneers in medicine who inspire th...

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    Myths and facts: what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines "Vaccines were tested, trialed, and deemed safe and effective before being granted emergency use by the FDA.” Reinforcements in the fight against COVID-19 have arrived in the form of safe and effective vaccines that are being distributed across the United States. While these vaccines represent a turning point in the ongoing effort to save lives from this pandemic, many myths exist about the vaccines, side effects, and what you should do afte...

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      "I make sure our environmental services staff knows they are  life savers .” When it comes to outstanding patient care, teamwork matters. That’s why McLaren Greater Lansing presents the White Glove Award for excellence in cleanliness standards for environmental services and unit staff. The White Glove Award is an honor for both environmental services technicians and staff whom they work alongside every day to maintain a clean and safe area for patients. The inaugural award was recently prese...

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    The journey to becoming a cancer survivor can be difficult, but with the right experts , treatment, and rehabilitation services , there is bright hope for a patient’s future. McLaren Rehabilitation Services offers a wide array of ways to help cancer survivors get back to doing what they love most and is ready to help throughout the treatment process with methods specifically tailored to those fighting cancer. “Cancer survivors often have many physical symptoms and side effects related to the cancer itse...

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      Patients experiencing chronic pain are receiving a special kit of helpful ways to manage it thanks to the generosity of Internal Medicine resident physicians at McLaren Greater Lansing. The hand-assembled kits include extra-strength Tylenol, a lidocaine patch, scented candles, herbal tea, stretching exercises for low back pain, information on mental health resources in Lansing , and more. “I noticed that many of my stable patients were being admitted to the hospital with more pain and requesting ...

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      It’s been almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and although vaccines provide incredible hope for the future, the fatigue of staying vigilant against COVID-19 is proving to be too much for many who are letting their guard down when it comes to keeping themselves safe. Whether it’s not wearing a mask around others, washing hands less frequently , or being more relaxed on social distancing guidelines, many people are starting to loosen their own safety practices. The reason may be due to...

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    McLaren Greater Lansing nurses Kristin Carlson and Trisha Knapp were both honored with the  DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses . The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the exceptional care nurses provide every day. The nomination submitted by a patient read:  “From the moment their shifts started, we immediately felt cared for and important. Both these wonderful nurses checked up on us frequently and made sure we had everything we needed. Trisha has a great sense of...