Category Archives: Community

The Angel Pillow Project

When Sabrina Mayhew was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she was confident doctors would care for her medical needs, but she knew that with such a diagnosis also comes emotional pain. While recovering from a double mastectomy, someone gave … Continue reading

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Making A Difference Brings Joy to Botsford Employees

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, American essayist, … Continue reading

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Nurse’s Generosity Swayed Patient to Take Lifesaving Medication

I want to share a special story about Lori Mesko, RN, who works on Botsford Hospital’s 2 South Progressive Care Unit. Sometimes nurses don’t get recognized for all they do. I want to make sure Lori does, because she gave … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Diabetes Day Nov. 14 at Botsford

Thirty years ago, about 30 million people were living with diabetes. Today, this number has multiplied more than ten times to 371 million worldwide. An additional 280 million people are at high risk of developing the disease. Furthermore, by 2030, … Continue reading

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One Day, Many Lives Forever Changed For The Better in Botsford’s ER

This true story tells how an amazing team of physicians and nurses who work in Botsford Hospitals’ Emergency and Trauma Center saved a five-month old baby boy from certain death. While at daycare, Cameron Herrick of Redford swallowed his whole … Continue reading

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Another Successful Cancer Screening Event!

More lives may have been saved at our most recent head and neck cancer screening event! Continue reading

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Botsford Hospital recognized for social media

Botsford uses social media for some important reasons and now we’ve been recognized for our efforts. 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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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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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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