Category Archives: Healthy Living

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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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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