Category Archives: Healthy Living

I Work Out To Live

“I work out to live.” Farmington Hills business owner John Randolph, celebrating his 91st birthday, extends life at Botsford Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Center. “I’m 91. But, I’ve got to tell you, I feel good. And, I feel very fortunate.”

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ER Physician’s Hot-Weather Hydration Advice

On these blistering hot days, please heed the advice of Jacklyn McParlane, D.O., Botsford’s vice chair of emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine residency program director. Continue reading

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Rethink Your Drink

Are you drinking your calories instead of eating them? Calories and sugar can sneak up on you when you drink them instead of eat them. Continue reading

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Botsford Staffers Benefit from Healthy Competition

Everyone was a winner, but one doctor came out on top. Find out what the team’s key to success was. Continue reading

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Heart Health Chat Recap: Ask a cardiac nurse

Did you miss our live chat with a cardiac nurse? Here’s a rundown of all the questions and answers. Continue reading

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Recipe: Strawberry & Banana Protein Shake

Botsford mammography coordinator Laura Caruso shares her recipe for a fast, healthy and delicious protein shake. Continue reading

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How to read food labels

Our registered dietitian explains those sometimes daunting nutrition food labels. 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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Recipe: Healthy Trail Mix

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

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