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  • Labor Day and the start of the new school year is right around the corner, but fall high school sports practices are already in full swing. Be it soccer, football or any other organized sport, excessive heat can present a potential risk to student-athletes getting ready for the regular season. McLaren Macomb emergency physicians stress being prepared for the heat and vigilant of its effects. Here are items for parents and athletes to consider before heading out to practice. Weather advisories: Heat advi...

  • Coni, an ultrasonographer, recounts how a simple mistake and the resulting laughter turned a stressful situation into a moment of normalcy for one of her patients, a breast cancer survivor. #iownit At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Coni. Watch Coni's Story

  • View the video below to see the time-lapse construction of the McLaren Macomb Northwest Tower, which includes the Wayne and Joan Webber Emergency and Trauma Center.

  • Dana - Before Dana never considered herself a candidate for bariatric surgery.  She had never really struggled with her weight, but once she gave birth to her third child later in life, she found it more difficult to lose the baby weight. And once it started to hinder her family life, she knew she had to make a change. “I had a toddler, and I was trying to keep up with him, but I would keep getting tired and that made it hard to get around,” Dana said. “I made the decision to change my life—to real...

  • Registered nurse, Alecia, shares her story and recalls the moment she realized the emotional significance of bonding with the family of a very sick child who had passed away. #iownit At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Alecia. Watch Alecia's Story

  • As the joint replacement program coordinator, registered nurse, Jennifer, shares her story of a patient who was unable to walk independently and the determined partnership she forged with him to help him reach a very personal, lifetime milestone. #iownit At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Jennifer. Watch Jennifer's Story

  • Registered nurse, Kelly, shares a personal and emotional story about a patient who shared the same due date as her and the compassionate comfort she provided during the heartbreaking loss of her patient's pregnancy. #iownit At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Kelly. Watch Kelly's Story

  • Registered nurse, Alissa, shares her story of an ER patient who stopped breathing and the immediate action she took to save him. #iownit At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Alissa. Watch Alissa's Story

  • Registered nurse, Benie, shares her story of a patient who was unable to speak and the meaningful action she took to communicate with him. At McLaren Macomb, we are proud to have team members who make our patients their top priority. Thank you Benie. Watch Benie's Story