Snow Shovel Safety

Injury Prevention Tips We’ve had a lot of snow in Michigan this winter. In some areas we’ve actually received more than twice as much as the yearly average. Unfortunately, we’re now seeing an increasingly high number of injuries in many of our urgent care facilities due to improper shoveling techniques. Spring isn’t too far away, […]

Baby, it’s cold outside!

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues  According to Punxsutawney Phil, we’re due for an early spring. However, it’s February and in the Midwest we’re still battling frigid temperatures and snow showers. The cold temperatures and limited exposure to sunlight, can often bring on symptoms of depression or even lead to seasonal affective disorder, more […]

A Healthy Heart

Heart Disease Awareness Month  February is heart awareness month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart disease is preventable and controllable, and now is the perfect time to learn simple steps that you can incorporate into your life to stay healthier and live longer. Stop Smoking – The risks […]

Heart Healthy Dessert

Fudgy Cream Cheese Brownies Desserts and sweet treats don’t have to be off limits if you’re aiming for a heart healthy diet. Consider trying fresh fruit with low fat whipped topping or sugar free fruit sorbet. If you’re in the mood for something chocolate and decadent, then consider making these yummy brownies. Reduced-calorie butter, low […]

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Tips to Avoid Getting Sick According to The Center for Disease Control (CDC), 29 states are currently reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses. While we all get sick from time to time, there are a number of ways to minimize our chances, and stay healthy during winter months when colds and flu are at their peak. Get VaccinatedAnyone […]