Category Archives: Prevention

Beaumont Health Bands Together To Practice, Prepare For Ebola Possibilities

“Are we prepared to handle an Ebola patient today? Yes we are. Will that preparation improve? Yes, it will,” says Sanford Vieder, D.O., Botsford Hospital’s chair & medical director, Emergency & Trauma Center. “We definitely feel more prepared now that … Continue reading

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Ebola: What is it? Who is at risk?

Given the nature of the current Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and the recent cases in the U.S., Botsford Hospital has been working to ensure we’re prepared for potential patients with Ebola. Continue reading

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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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Can you get cancer from mammogram radiation?

To answer this important question, we went to one of our experts: Dr. Andrew Mizzi, an experienced Radiologist who reads and interprets mammogram images at the Botsford Breast Center. 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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The Young Heart Attack Trend: What’s causing it and how to avoid it yourself

Heather Glover, nurse manager of Cardiopulmonary Services, warns of a scary trend and explains how we can avoid being a part of it. Continue reading

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Botsford doctor answers flu questions

As chief clinical officer of Botsford Hospital, Dr. Walters gets a lot of questions about this year’s flu outbreak. So he’s compiled some of the most common questions and answered them for you. Continue reading

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How to get a flu shot without the sore arm

If you avoid the flu shot because you think it will hurt, nurse Tina has a tip that will take away your pain. Continue reading

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Halloween safety tips for kids and adults

Our Injury Prevention Coordinator gives tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe this Halloween. Continue reading

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