Health in Portage, MI

Ten million people around the world live with Parkinson’s diseasei a progressive neurological condition. Hear from one Boston Scientific leader who is developing technologies to improve lives of...

Once upon a time, celebrities tried hard to maintain the appearance of red-carpet glamour at all times. That meant keeping the more mundane aspects of their lives out of the spotlight: things like shopping, walking the dog and having oral surgery, for example.
That was then. Today, you can find ple

Albert Pujols takes the "i" out of the Big Mac sign in left field and puts it in "incredible".

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The change from primary teeth to permanent is an announcement to the world that a boy or girl is "growing up." "Growing up," though, is still not "grown"—the new teeth are still in a period of development that can affect how we treat them if they're injured or diseased.While a new tooth erupts

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At age 13, Surbhi Sarna was studying in her bedroom when she felt an extremely sharp pain in her side and blacked out. Her next memory is of waking up in the hospital, surrounded by doctors who...

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) generated sales of $2.493 billion during the first quarter of 2019. This represents growth of 4.8 percent on a reported basis, 7.8 percent on an...

Today, Forbes announced its 2019 list of America’s Best Large Employers, on which Boston Scientific ranked #1 in the Health Care Equipment and Services industry and in the Top 30 overall. This...

Trees start producing pollen in the southern U.S. as early as January. Many trees throughout the country keep producing pollen through June. Both tree and grass pollen is very lightweight. Wind can carry it up to 500 miles. It may be hard to avoid tree and grass pollen, but you can reduce your exposure with these tips.

Hit a home run with a peanut allergy-friendly baseball game this season. The MLB is hitting an all-time high score with 26 of the 30 Major League Baseball teams offering peanut allergy-friendly games or seating. A huge high-five to the Oakland A’s, Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Rays who go above and beyond and make their ballparks safe for peanut allergies for most or every game! A special shout out to the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels for adding a peanut allergy-friendly…

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Have you been stung by a bee and had an allergic reaction? If so, consider taking steps to be prepared and safe from future stings.

A hundred things (plus one extra) that you can be doing, right now, to make yourself look sharper.

MYTH: "I was under the impression that I had to be available as the designated caregiver 24 hours a day in order for my mom to get hospice."
TRUTH: While some hospices require caregivers prior to the patient being admitted, Heartland does not. We help coordinate community resources to keep the patient at home as long as possible, and then help the patient find an alternative location to receive care when care at home is no longer possible.

In 1992 at Riviera Country Club, a young Tiger Woods made his first PGA TOUR start as an amateur. The great Sam Snead was there to watch Tiger play.

MYTH: "I wanted to learn more about hospice, but thought I had to wait for the doctor to bring it up first so he could order it for my brother."
TRUTH: Patients can choose for us to meet with them and discuss the benefit of hospice at any time. We cannot provide hands-on care to a patient without a physician's order. We work with each patient's physician to identify each patient's individual needs.