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By Cameual Wright, MD Riverview Health Physician OB/GYN The term “cancer” is typically one that people avoid. But rather than ignoring it, becoming educated about it can be our greatest weapon against it. This is especially the case for women when it comes to ovarian cancer as it can fly under the radar. With that […]
By Emily Ruden, MD Cardiologist at Riverview Health There’s no doubt that getting your kids to eat healthy can be a challenge. But setting a good example from a young age can not only shape their eating habits for later in life, but it can set them up for excellent heart health as an adult. […]
By Brittany Nelson, MS, RD, CHWC Caring for those we love can be a full-time job. And like any full-time job, it’s important to stay healthy so you’re doing the most efficient work you’re capable of. With that said, when you care for a loved one, you may often put his or her feelings, illnesses […]
By Katie Boscia, MS, RD, IBCLC, CDE Eating dinner together as a family can have several benefits for children as well as adults. In today’s busy world where everyone has different schedules, planning a dinner together will give you a reason to stop and connect. Sit down without distractions such as phones, mobile devices, television […]
By Ryan Lawson, exercise specialist According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled, and obesity in adolescents has quadrupled. Young adults who are overweight tend to have higher occurrences of heart disease and other serious health conditions at an earlier age compared to those […]