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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will present its ninth annual Cancer Symposium – Progress in Cancer Care, Advocacy and Survivorship , on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the MotorCity Casino Hotel Conference Center in Detroit. The educational symposium is FREE but registration is required. The symposium, in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine , will feature breakout sessions with presenters from several cancer specialties: breast, prostate, gastrointestin...

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    McLaren Macomb has been designated by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® is a directory created to identify facilities with proven expertise in delivering specialty care. The Distinction Center Program was developed with input from the medical community and evaluates hospitals’ specialty care and their ability to deliver high-quality outcomes. While Blue Distinction Centers earned their re...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to welcome board-certified interventional cardiologist, David Dobies, MD, FACC, to Michigan Heart & Vascular Specialists. Dr. Dobies received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine internship at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis and his residency at Indiana University. Dr. Dobies completed his Cardiology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital and an Interventional Cardiology fellowship...

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    Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for Partners Night 2019 on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. at the historic State Savings Bank in Detroit. This year’s event recognizes the LaFontaine family, (L-R) Michael Sr., Maureen, Kelley and Ryan LaFontaine, for their outstanding contributions to advance cancer research. For tickets, call 313-576-8106.  Photo Courtesy of the LaFontaine Family. The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will celebrate its Partners Night 2019  at the historic State...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan invites the public to free presentations on heart healthy living, offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 6-7 p.m. at the John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center, located at 820 Arlington Avenue in Petoskey. The McLaren Northern Michigan Heart Healthy Living Group has a mission to maintain and improve Heart Healthy Living in our community by offering information on prevention, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease risk factors. Upcoming ...

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    Representatives of the Indian River Golf Club presented Scott Monthei with a donation of $2,996 to the Kim Monthei Breast Cancer Fund at McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation. The fund was established in memory of Kim Monthei by her family and M&M Plumbing Heating/Cooling Inc. to help breast health patients from Cheboygan County have access to important diagnostic testing and support during breast cancer treatment. The donation was from the Indian River Golf Club’s annual Ladies Invitational and the ...

  • Port Huron, MI – Stephanie Sobolewski has been named the Employee of the Month for August. She has worked at McLaren Port Huron for three years and currently works as a nurse aide on 4 North.  Sobolewski was nominated by her coworkers because she is an asset to their unit. She is dedicated to her work and her patients, is kind-hearted, compassionate and caring. Her patients often recognize her for going above and beyond for them. Sobolewski is a team player. She will do whatever is asked of her and...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to welcome Quentin Doperalski, DO, to the Infectious Diseases service. Dr. Doperalski received his medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of California San Francisco – Fresno. After his three year residency in Grand Blanc, Dr. Doperalski knew he wanted to practice medicine in Michigan. “My wife and I enjoy...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is offering a new fitness class geared for males and females in grades 9-12 who are looking to enhance off-season conditioning. Led by a certified fitness instructor, the program is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. and runs September 10 through December 19. Cost is $100 for 20 sessions, or a drop-in rate of $7 per session. The Conditioning Circuit Program is held at the John and Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center, located at 820 Arlington Avenue ...

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    To help athletes and families prepare for the 2019-2020 sports season, McLaren Caro Region hosted student athletes for their annual $10 sports physicals at 3 different locations – Caro High School, our Caro clinic at 220 E. Frank Street, and our Vassar clinic at 201 W. Huron Avenue. 96 total physicals were given - 88 students from Caro, 2 from Akron-Fairgrove, 3 from Vassar, 1 from Kingston, 1 from Cass City, and 1 from St. Paul Millington. $5 from every physical was donated back to the school’s athleti...