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Varicose veins: more than a cosmetic concern?
Teen vaping: An epidemic with unknown long-term consequences
Your weight is over: Are you a candidate for bariatric surgery?
Start the conversation on colorectal cancer.
Take care of your heart.






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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Varicose veins: more than a cosmetic concern?

Swollen, cramping, heavy legs? Find out if you may be suffering from varicose veins. 

 

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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Teen vaping: An epidemic with unknown long-term consequences

Studies have shown that nicotine can interfere with learning and memory in adolescents. Learn how vaping can impact your teens health. 

 

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Start the conversation on colorectal cancer.

Learn how you can protect yourself from the third most common cancer affecting both men and women in the United States. 

 

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Take care of your heart.

Keep your heart healthy with these 4 easy tips to incorporate in your everyday life.

 

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Plunging temps: Avoid frostbite

With winter temps now reaching well below zero, hypothermia is not the only winter weather-related risk one can run into outdoors.

 

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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Quit for good this year: Learn how to start your journey today.

Quit for good this year. Dr. Arrine offers tips to help you get started. 

 

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Friday, January 18, 2019
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RSV making the rounds this winter

Runny nose, cough and fever? It may be more than the common winter cold. 

 

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Monday, January 14, 2019
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A neurosurgeon may help restore quality of life after back pain.

Back pain got you down? There is relief at McLaren Lapeer Region. Read more about treatment options and ways you can improve your quality of life. 

 

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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Top 5 signs your child's flu or cold needs to be treated in the emergency department now.

Read Dr. Zajchowski's top 5 signs that you should not wait to head to the emergency room when your child is sick.

 

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Monday, January 7, 2019
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Get your health on track: Health checklist for the new year

Use this checklist to get your family on track for the new year.

 

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Self-care during the holiday season

Self-care can be easy and inexpensive. Read psychologist Dr. Arrine's tips for easy self-care this holiday season.

 

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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When should I get my flu shot?

Find out the best time to get your flu shot.

 

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Friday, October 26, 2018
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Halloween tricks to keep your little ones safe.

Keep this halloween full of fun and less fright when it comes to your child's health. 

 

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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What you need to know about suicide.

If you think someone is contemplating suicide, assume you're the only one who will reach out. Learn the warning signs and how to help if you think someone you know is suicidal. 

 

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Friday, August 24, 2018
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Prostate cancer: Should you be screened?

Learn when you should start getting tested for prostate cancer.

 

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Wound Care Center gets patient back to everyday life

Experts at McLaren Lapeer Region Wound Care Center gets a patient back to their everyday life following a chronic wound.

 

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Monday, August 6, 2018
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Colon cancer screening change: What you should know

The recommended screening age for colon cancer has been lowered with a rise in cases in patients under 50.

 

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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Understanding Chronic Pain and The Opioid Crisis

Learn how a pain specialist can help manage chronic pain by minimizing the use of opioids.

 

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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When to see an ENT specialist

Learn when it's right to see an ENT from board-certified ENT and head/neck surgeon, Dr. Travis Walker. 

 

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Sleep is more than just rest

Sleep isn't just to rest our bodies. Learn the overall benefits of sleep from Dr. Muhammad Kashlan, Medical Director, McLaren Lapeer Region Sleep Center and board-certified sleep specialist. 

 

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Temps soar: Beat the heat

Beat the heat with these cool tips from Dr. Brad Blaker, emergency medicine physician from McLaren Lapeer Region.

 

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Are you at risk for PAD?

Learn more about peripheral artery disease (PAD) from board-certified interventional radiologist, Dr. Philip Adler. 

 

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Are your allergy symptoms trying to tell you something?

Is it just allergies or something more? Find out more from family medicine physician Dr. Perkins of McLaren Lapeer Region Metamora Community Medical Center.

 

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Is a diet right for your child?

Find out if a diet is right for your child with advice from Dr. Alice Madani of McLaren Lapeer Region Community Medical Center. 

 

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Don't let a hernia stop you from moving

The Institute for Hernia Surgery at McLaren Lapeer is focused on helping each patient achieve an optimal outcome with less pain and less time off work.

 

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