Author Archives: Barbara

How to get a flu shot without the sore arm

If you avoid the flu shot because you think it will hurt, nurse Tina has a tip that will take away your pain. Continue reading

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Support for Alzheimer’s caregivers just a phone call away

Busy caregivers often don’t take time to take care of themselves or to seek support, which can result in stress and exhaustion. A new call-in support group and a few other tips can help. Continue reading

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A CT scan is more than just an image

From broken bones to cancerous tumors, Lori Killeen takes a deeper look inside the human body. But she does so much more for patients than take their pictures. Continue reading

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Recipe: Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

Parfaits made with yogurt, mandarin oranges and blueberries make a delicious afternoon snack for kids or adults. Continue reading

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Hygiene Hypothesis: Is your child too clean?

Pediatrician Dr. Ramesh weighs in on the “Hygiene Hypothesis,” the theory that our kids are “too clean.” Continue reading

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2012 Women’s Health Day: Saving lives while having fun

If you missed this year’s event, here’s a recap and photos of all the fun. Continue reading

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Recipe: Healthy Trail Mix

Gather the kids to make this fun and dietitian-approved after school snack. Continue reading

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Forgetfulness: When is it a problem?

Forgetfulness can be caused by several things, not just Alzheimer’s. Know what to look for and when to seek help from a medical professional. Continue reading

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West Nile Virus Update

It’s starting to feel more like Fall, but when it comes to West Nile Virus we’re not out of the woods yet. Follow these simple steps to continue to protect your family. Continue reading

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How to teach kids healthy eating habits

The kids are heading back to school and that means back to the notorious school cafeteria! How do you make sure your kids eat healthy? Botsford dietitian gives 8 tips. Continue reading

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