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Raging hormones. Bloating. Cramps that make your uterus feel like is falling out ... If periods are a natural part of life, could we at least agree that nature is criminal? From the first period of preteen puberty to the final pause of menopause—and every embarrassing leak, stain and story in between—what exactly is going on? And when do you know if something is wrong?

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 06:21

Healing Through Art

Art is integral to the human experience—a truth never more manifest than in artist Ted Meyer's work. Meyer has dedicated his life to championing the power of art to help patients, students and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Now, in collaboration between Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) and The Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation at Grand Valley State University (GVSU), Meyer and his work are coming to West Michigan.

Published in Cityscene
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 07:50

Run for the Bling

Races are great avenues for inspiration and motivation to live an active, healthy lifestyle. And sometimes, there's a little extra incentive: The Bling.

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 07:44

Why Faces Are So Important to Our Identity

It's obvious when a woman feels good about herself: She shows it. She carries herself with more confidence. She smiles. She is open to the world around her. She exudes warmth and friendliness. All simply because she's happy about her appearance.

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 05:58

Vitamin (D)eficient?

If asked, I am sure many would know their cholesterol level, blood pressure and maybe even fasting blood glucose. These are routinely checked and are used for markers to diagnosis disease. What about your vitamin D level? How many know that? Our vitamin D level can also be considered a snapshot to our overall health.

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:47

Are Supplements Necessary?

The new year brings to light many changes for people, including the goal to become healthier. Because of this, I am often asked if taking vitamins and other supplements are necessary. The simple answer? Yes.

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 04:53

10 Rules for Eating Healthy on the Road

When traveling, it's likely that you'll hit a lot of restaurants, convenience and grocery stories, or fast-food places. All great options, but they tend to offer larger portions.

Published in Travel
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 04:12

Individualized Medication Solutions

"Keystone is extremely pleased to be celebrating our 15th anniversary in West Michigan," said David J. Miller, chief formulation scientist and co-owner of Keystone Pharmacy. "We opened our doors in 2001 with a strong commitment to providing individualized medication solutions, and this formula continues to resonate with our patients—whether they are on two legs or four."

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 06:15

How to Save 275 Lives

Many women who live in rural Michigan have limited access to breast health services due to lack of transportation—especially during snowy Michigan winters, when driving conditions are difficult. In an effort to drive breast health education and services in rural communities, Komen Michigan recently announced the launch of "Fueling the Cures."

Published in Wellness
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 08:39

Sick of Being Sick?

While considered mostly a nuisance, the common cold's impact is widespread when you factor in the health care costs and lost wages to sick days. An estimated 1 billion colds occur annually. Adults on average get two to three a year, while kids can get up to six.

Published in Wellness
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