The state of Michigan’s first Senior Emergency Room is about to celebrate its first anniversary. St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia opened a Senior ER in July 2010, answering the needs of an aging population and enhancing their care experience.
Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and, while death rates from heart disease, stroke and cancer have declined, deaths associated with diabetes have risen 45 percent since 1987.
Too often when we shop for shoes, fashion wins out over fit and function. Dr. Michael Schey says that’s a habit we need to break.
Botsford Hospital Cancer Center will offer FREE colorectal cancer screening this Saturday.
If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.
More than 200,000 men in the U.S. were diagnosed with prostate cancer last year. Yet men who are most at risk sometimes do not realize the need for regular screenings.
WWJ’s Pat Sweeting reports that dozens of clinics, spread out over Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair Counties, now offer medical services to the uninsured.
Everyone loves a clear path to the house — but don’t overdo it. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network recommend that you keep heart health in mind and go slowly when clearing snow from driveways […]
Does declining testosterone level impact a man’s physical health and will testosterone therapy help? Those are questions researchers at twelve sites around the country are trying to answer.
Pat Sweeting Reporting Are you a man over age 50? There are certain screening exams about which you should talk to your doctor. Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest that if […]