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Health benefits of locally grown foods

Eating locally grown foods can benefit your health and your taste buds. Botsford dietitian Gina DeAngelis explains. Continue reading

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Where to Give Birth: Why it’s important to tour a maternity unit before you choose

If you’re pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, don’t forget to add this important task to your To-Do list. Continue reading

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Is a Mammogram Painful?

Good news! Don’t put off that first mammogram because you think it will be painful. Our mammography coordinator explains what the exam is really like. Continue reading

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People Who Inspire Us: Dr. Melissa Sundermann

Despite her busy schedule this doctor, mom and entrepreneur not only finds time to exercise, but to train for marathons! Continue reading

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How to help protect your kids now from future skin cancer

There has been a reported dramatic rise in skin cancer in young adults especially in people under 40. Continue reading

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4 Health Benefits of Grilling

Fire up the grill! Not only is it summertime, but there are some healthy reasons why you should add grilling to your dinner menu. Continue reading

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What if there’s an active shooter? Botsford prepares for crisis

Natural disasters, bombings, explosions and shootings are not something anybody likes to think about, but at Botsford, we go to great lengths to prepare. Go behind the scenes as we prepare for an active shooter scenario with help from Farmington Hills Police and Fire Rescue (with video). Continue reading

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Top challenges to living with diabetes

What are the top challenges facing people with diabetes? Our patients reveal and we give solutions. Continue reading

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7 Tips to fit exercise into a busy life

Who has time for exercise? We all do! Find out how our own Dr. Sundermann fits exercise into her very busy schedule. Continue reading

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Walking: Great exercise but has its dangers

Most of us know that walking is one of the best and safest ways to get physical activity, but accidents still happen. Find out how to keep your family safe. Continue reading

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