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    McLaren Greater Lansing is delighted to welcome Victor Celentino and Andre Hutson as the newest members of its board of trustees. Celentino is in his 11 th term representing District 1 on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, and has been a special education teacher in the Lansing School District since 1992. Hutson is a former Michigan State University men’s basketball standout who is owner and founder of Conquest Fitness, as well as Hutson Contracting. Both are eagerly anticipating the opening of t...

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    PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE OFFIELD FAMILY PAVILION GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Friday, August 6, 2021  2 - 4 p.m. Tours | Light Refreshments | Entertainment by the Petoskey Steel Drum Alumni McLaren Northern Michigan 416 Connable, Petoskey Tent outside NEW Main Entrance; Tours inside RSVP   Can’t join us in person, join us virtually at FB.com/mclarennorthernmichigan   The Offield Family Pavilion Features: 92 new private patient rooms, many with a view of the bay. Many of the existing patient ro...

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    Summer Safety Tips

    Northern Michigan is known for its beautiful lakes, breath-taking trails and delicious restaurants. Stay safe this summer while enjoy all Northern Michigan has to offer. Jessica Panoff, PA-C, with McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter in Petoskey. Always Wear a Lifejacket • Nearly 85% of individuals who drown while boating were not wearing a lifejacket. • Two-thirds of drowning victims are considered good swimmers. Check Water Temperature – How Cold is Too Cold? • Here’s a guide for water temperature and ...

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    McLaren Bay Region, a leader in providing high-quality patient care, is launching a new electronic health record system (EHR) at 12:01am on Saturday, June 5, 2021 to better serve its patients and community. The new EHR system is from global health care technology company Cerner Corporation, and will improve integration of information in both the hospital and clinic setting. It will enable health care providers to update clinical documentation in near real-time to help clinicians deliver personalized, sa...

  • Men's Health Month

    According to the United States Census Bureau, men under 40 years old often skip seeing their doctor regularly, more than older men and women. Additionally, serious medical conditions can be prevented with routine physicals, for men over 40 years old. McLaren Northern Michigan continues its ongoing commitment to raising awareness about men’s health in the month of June. The month of June marks the start of Men’s Health Month, which encourages men and boys to take control of their health. To stay healthy, ...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two board of director members: Geaneen Arends, attorney and vice president and director, Butzel Long Sylvester Hester, chairman, Global Automotive Alliance In their roles, Arends and Hester will collaborate with the existing board members to support the Institute’s mission of leading transformative cancer care, research and education. Karmanos treats more than 12,000 new patients annually and is Michigan’s largest cancer...

  • Be Aware, BE FAST

    Stroke symptoms are always an emergency, even during COVID-19. McLaren implemented extreme safety precautions for COVID-19 that go beyond its already stringent standards. Those measures include separating patients with COVID-19 symptoms, screening everyone who enters its facilities for symptoms, and more frequently disinfecting high-touch areas. Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States and cause the highest number of long-term disabilities. Once a blood vessel bursts or is block...

  • Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. Make sure you know what to look for when it comes to melanoma and a concerning spot. "The best way to check for cancerous spots is to follow the ABCDE criteria," said Lance Edgerton, FNP, family medicine specialist with McLaren Northern Michigan. A stands for asymmetry B stands for border C stands for color D stands for diameter E is for enlargement or evolution If a spot is not symmetrical, has jagged edges, is different colors, ...

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    Jon Sangeorzan, MD, infectious diseases physician at McLaren Northern Michigan, answers your COVID-19 vaccine frequently asked questions.  How did they make these vaccines so quickly?      > Messenger-RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology has been in the works for decades, but received more attention with the start of the pandemic and got more funding.      > Manufacturing started while the clinical trials were still underway, (but not released for use until their safety...