Author Archives: Staff

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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Cancer Patients Go Green! For Health

Pssst… thankfully, you don’t have to have cancer to reap solid nutritional advice from this blog post. The meaning of Go Green! changes from person to person. A fan of Michigan State University chants Go Green! and waits for the … 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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Q&A With Dr. Brodsky About Using Single-Site da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy To Treat Benign Conditions

You may have recently seen Dr. Burton Brodsky, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Botsford Hospital, in a feature story that appeared in the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers. If you missed this exciting story on the First Single-Site Robotic Hysterectomy in Michigan, check … Continue reading

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Making a Difference in Someone’s Life

By Nicholle Mehr Director, Botsford Cancer Center Last week I went to the funeral of one of my most favorite patients. This woman touched so many of us across our organization. When she was first diagnosed she was scared and … Continue reading

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Wig Service at Botsford Cancer Center Uplifts Patients’ Spirits

About a year ago I began collaborating with the people who run the Botsford Cancer Center to figure out how we could provide a very special service to patients who would be losing their hair due to the side effects … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Caregivers

According to The Mayo Clinic the incidence of non-medical professionals who are now caregivers exceeds 65 million Americans. Generally the care is provided to a loved one in need, including a spouse, parent, sibling, or disabled child. According to Novak … Continue reading

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