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Have you ever considered chiropractic care for your newborn or child?

The pandemic. We're all sick of it. But many of us are also literally sick—with mental health issues compounded by more than a year of isolation, disappointment and pivoting. Kids are no exception. Almost half of parents surveyed (with teens aged 13 – 18) in the 2021 C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, noticed a new or worsening mental health condition.

In an effort to get to know some of the faces on the frontlines of health care, West Michigan Woman sat down with Karen Kennedy, MD, Family Physician and Primary Care Regional Medical Director at Mercy Health Physician Partners, to learn more about herself and why Mercy Health is seen as an excellent health care provider in West Michigan.

As we ease back into a sense of normalcy and start to shake off the weight of the past year, it's time to shed light on areas that are struggling to recover.

Based on recent research, the Alzheimer's Association says that Alzheimer's disease—the most common cause of dementia—is projected to reach 12.7 million people age 65 and older by 2050. The association also says almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's are women.

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