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The Heritage Senior Communities

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 00:00
It happens: A family member grows older, seemingly in an instant. You might notice that living at home and tending to everyday tasks has become inconvenient, difficult, or even impossible for him or her—and you realize it may be time for your loved one to consider an assisted living community. West Michigan Woman thanks The Heritage Senior Communities for the following content. Read more...

Tan Safe. Tan Local.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00
The "healthy glow" of a tan is something many of us associate with summer. And no matter how many times we hear how bad it is, we just can't seem to end our love affair with being bronzed. Who could blame us? Did you know Grand Rapids ranks #21 in the top 101 cities with lower average amounts of sunshine? Read more...

A List I’d Rather Miss

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:00
In late May, Orkin released a list of the worst cities in the country for mosquitoes. It doesn't bode well for our summer enjoyment that West Michigan made the Top 20. (Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, and Kalamazoo were lumped together.) While West Michigan was 19th, our neighbors Chicago and Detroit took the second and fourth slots, respectively. Read more...

Fight Back Against Menopause

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 00:00
When it comes to midlife and menopause issues, Diana Bitner, MD, NCMP, FACOG, doesn't fool around. A practicing obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Bitner wanted to offer more than basic help for patients dealing with menopause-related symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, and weight gain. Read more...

Top Tips for Teeing Off

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:00
Your swing a little rusty after the long winter? Golf Digest's top tips for improving your game include: Read more...
Most people do not know that postpartum depression is just one of the mental health issues pregnant and new moms can experience. Read more...

Healthy Changes for the Overweight Child

Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:00
No one wants their child to be teased, discriminated against, or predisposed to health complications later in life. Nor does anyone want to create unhealthy yo-yo dieting habits or body image issues. Read more...

Fit in 30

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:00
I see you, working girl. I know you just finished saving the world—one agonizing e-mail, meeting, and conference call at a time. Read more...
If persistent, recurrent problems with sexual response or desire are distressing you, or straining your relationship with your partner, you are experiencing female sexual dysfunction. Read more...

I Had No Idea.

Thursday, 19 February 2015 09:13
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22 – 28, 2015. Read more...