Health in Westland, MI

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Emergency Room RN Jessica McMillan works on a patient in the emergency room at Ascension St. John Hospital
Increasing demand for psychiatric services amid rising suicide rates and drug dependence leaves patients stuck in hospital emergency rooms — sometimes for days — waiting for a bed or other treatment. It's a problem that people in mental health care call "emergency…

It’s common knowledge—sugary foods and drinks can wreak havoc on your teeth. But not everyone understands the science behind it.
So here’s the thing: your teeth are strong, but they’re also fragile. They can cut through some tough stuff (which you probably shouldn’t ...

Author's Note: This is the third in a series of articles examining America's oral health care crisis. Be sure to read part two, "

You have a family of smiles to look after and, of course, a budget. The good news is there are several ways to get your whole family the dental care they need for the healthiest smiles around.
Prevention is key
Your six-month cleaning is about more than your smile; ...

The term “tooth decay” sounds so dark, it could be fiction. Sadly, it’s far from it. Tooth decay is very real, and an all-too-common side effect of ignoring your oral health.
What is tooth decay?
Tooth decay is the breakdown of your tooth enamel&md...

Since as many as 26 percent of older U.S. adults have lost all their teeth, there are a large number Americans who wear full removable dentures, also known as false teeth. You may be one of them.
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Westland dentist, Morris, Simmons & Associates is a local, trusted dental practice offering general and cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, implants, veneers & other dental care. Call today to make an appointment!

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Women and men across the country are sending Dr. Christine Blasey Ford postcards of thanks following her testimony about Brett Kavanaugh.

When things get unpleasant in your mouth, it’s most often related to some underlying cause. In fact, the discomfort you’re feeling is often a call to action to have it checked and treated.The American Dental Association recently surveyed approximately 15,000 U.S. adults about their oral

Northland Family Planning Centers, committed to setting a standard of excellence in abortion and gynecology care since 1976, has openings for entry-level Patient Care Staff who share our commitment...

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A woman should be able to get her birth control prescription filled at any pharmacy. But some pharmacists refuse to fill birth-control prescriptions and won’t relinquish prescriptions they’ve been handed.