• John's Story: Back in the Blueberry Fields

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    Home Health Services has been bringing care to John in the comfort of his home since 2005. Most recently, the team helped John get back on his feet after heart surgery in 2020. He is fully recovered and back to tending to his blueberries. Listen to John's Story! For morning infor...

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  • Partial Hospitalization Program

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    The demand for mental health treatment continues to rise, both nationally and here at home in West Michigan. To help address this community need, Holland Hospital Behavioral Health Services offers access to its Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). Listen to Beth Wilmot, PHP Sup...

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  • Diabetes Education Makes a Powerful Difference

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    According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) , more than 10% of the population has diabetes , and each year, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with this chronic disease. While the statistics are alarming, there’s a lot someone with diabetes can do to live a healthier, l...

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  • What Women Should Know About Stroke

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    You might know the signs of stroke , but did you know this debilitating, potentially life-threatening event has a gender bias? According to the American Stroke Association, stroke claims the lives of more women than men. A woman’s elevated stroke risk may be related to a variety ...

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  • A Closer Look at Abbreviated Breast MRI (AB-MRI)

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    Digital mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening—yet its ability to detect cancer in dense breasts is significantly lower than in breasts comprised of mostly fatty tissue. “Having dense breast tissue increases a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. It can...

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  • Bringing Balance Back to Your Mind and Body

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    This year has challenged all of us. It’s also given us a newfound opportunity to reflect on ourselves and our lives. Perhaps now more than ever, it’s all about balance—balancing the good with the bad, the mental with the physical and the stress with the peace of mind. “Everyone w...

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  • Mental Health in Athletes

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    Mental health issues in athletes may not be as obvious as an ACL tear, but they are just as important to treat. Chris Alphennar, with Behavioral Health Services, talks about the pressures athletes face and the importance for teams/coaches to create a culture that invites discussi...

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  • Patient Orthopedics Story: Back on the Farm

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    Cheryl Kaletka severely fractured her ankle from a tragic fall. Dr. John Khoury, Shoreline Orthopaedics, and Holland Hospital Physical Therapy were able to repair and strengthen Cheryl's ankle in eight weeks. Today, Cheryl Kaletka is back taking care of her family, Fellinlove Far...

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  • More Heartening News About Bariatric Surgery

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    Weighing whether to undergo bariatric surgery isn’t easy. But for those who are significantly overweight, there’s another reason to consider this life-changing—and potentially lifesaving—surgery. Backed by Science Recent research published by the American Heart Association sugges...

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  • Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need

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    When your life spins out of control, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. The American Psychological Association (APA) advises that you get the help of a trained mental health provider if: You constantly worry You feel trapped You aren't getting any better with se...

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