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    Monday, January 11, Marwood Nursing & Rehab began vaccinating staff and residents. Brian Oberly, Marwood administrator, talked with Paul Miller about this exciting time at Marwood. Listen here:

  • The McLaren Macomb Wound Care Center will soon expand its services as it comes under the leadership of vascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Cuppari. With Dr. Cuppari as the program’s medical director, the Wound Care Center aims to grow from its current capacity by offering patients expanded treatment options. “The top priority will always be patient healing,” Dr. Cuppari said. “Many of our patients’ wounds are the result of a pre-existing condition, so we approach our treatments as a continuum of their overall ca...

  • Port Huron, MI – Start the New Year off right with McLaren Port Huron’s virtual Savvy Seniors Series. The series takes place Wednesdays, January 27, February 24 and March 24, 1-2 p.m. A link to each virtual presentation, listed below, will be emailed to registered participants a week prior to the presentation. • January 27:  Be Active – Exercise keeps your body and brain healthy. Join Jenny McElwain from the Blue Water YMCA to learn more about the benefits of exercise and how to stay active at...

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    Article Submitted by Erin O’Connor, PhD , Director of Behavioral Medicine Education, McLaren Flint During any other year, rates of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are around 5% of the population. However, during 2020 and now 2021, as we continue to struggle with the global pandemic known as COVID-19 , many more individuals may find themselves feeling down and overwhelmed for the first time, while those who have been struggling with this condition may experience increased severity.   SAD is a cond...

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    Over the last 30 years, obesity has become the most prevalent disease in the world, and more people suffer from the health effects of obesity than from any other disease. Morbid obesity, which is typically defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or higher, is a result of neurochemical changes that occur after a person gains a substantial amount of weight. As a result of these chemical changes, diets are often unsuccessful for patients in this condition and surgical intervention has been shown to...

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    Health care workers around the world continue to courageously battle COVID-19, and the recent approvals of new vaccines mean that reinforcements are on the way. Although we continue to make strides in the fight, we know that far too many people in our community are putting off health care because of the pandemic.   A recent report from the CDC shows that an estimated 41% of Americans say they’ve delayed or avoided seeking routine or emergency care due to concerns over COVID-19 . This means tha...

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    Your teen's first OB/GYN (Obstetrician/Gynecologist) appointment is a key step in making sure they are safe and healthy as they enter adulthood. It is crucial to not only prepare yourself as a parent, but to prepare your teen for what they should expect. When does your teen need an appointment? Your teen should consider seeing an OB/GYN for the first time as soon as they become sexually active at the age of 21 for a pap smear for cervical cancer whenever they feel they have a concern or issue that needs...

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    McLaren Flint's free mammogram program not only promotes breast cancer awareness, but also provides 3D mammogram screenings for uninsured, at-risk, low-income women throughout Genesee County. Funding is made possible by the partnership between the McLaren Flint Foundation and the Flint Firebirds, and the generous sponsors who support the annual "Pink out the Rink for Mamms" hockey game held each October. However, no matter what month it is, women in our community are due for their annual mammogram. Annu...

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    The McLaren Wound Care Clinic specializes in treating acute and chronic hard-to-heal wounds. The clinic recently welcomed three new physicians to join Mark Williams, DPM , board-certified in podiatric surgery and a fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, who has been caring for patients at the clinic since 2003. Those new clinical experts are Michael Eigenberg, MD, FACS , general surgeon; Krysta Schroeder, DPM, CWSP , board-certified in wound management; and Jason Weslosky, DPM . Th...

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    Congratulations to Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP , associate center director of Translational Sciences and leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute and professor at Wayne State School of Medicine for receiving the 2020 Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Challenge Award. Dr. Heath serves as principal investigator, alongside Peter Nelson, M.D. of the University of Washington, on the project titled PC-REACTR: A Multidimensional Tumor Atlas to Overcome Prostate Ca...