Healthy Teen Hearts

Healthy Teen Hearts Who do you visual when you think of a heart patient? A senior. Certainly not a high school senior! However, Hurley’s Teen Heart Screening clinics have detected potential heart conditions for 111 teenagers in Genesee County. Some of these detections required serious procedures such as defibrillators and other heart surgeries. Scott Bonzheim, […]

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Art of Paper Marbling

Art of Paper Marbling Creating paper with a marbling design has been around for centuries, hand made books were the norm.  The process dates back to Japan in 1108 and eventually made it was to Europe through Turkey onto Holland and eventually England in the 1700s.   This was often used in creating hand made books, […]

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Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical Physical activity is important in all phases of life and it can be very helpful for people recently diagnosed with cancer, as well as for patients in remission. Some of the effects of physical activity are quickly apparent in patients’ overall wellness or quality of life. Exercise can reduce fatigue, maintain or […]

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Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal

Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal….easy and healthy breakfast! Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal….easy and healthy breakfast!

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You Have Cancer

You Have Cancer: Those are three of the most frightening words a person can hear. The person will experience the emotional stress of living with a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment, the fear of recurrence, and the distress imposed by living with the day-to-day physical problems of the disease. All of that can create new psychological distress or […]

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Breast Cancer Health Navigator

What is a Breast Cancer Health Navigator? Marsha Schmit, RN, BSN, Hurley’s Certified Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator, shared some of the duties she provides while helping women battling breast cancer: Sits down one-on-one with a patient and family members shortly after diagnosis to answer questions and offer another layer of information and support after the […]

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The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond

The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond Eastern Michigan University Girls  By Karin Burnett In the fall of 1982, a group of 17- and 18-year-old girls moved into their dorm rooms on the third floor of Sellers Hall on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. As it should have been, life was simple, our […]

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Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers have a light-hearted name, but a very real purpose. The hand knit prostheses provide a soft, comfortable and lighter alternative to women who have undergone a mastectomy. Placed in a bra, they take on the shape and feel of a natural breast. Some women find them more comfortable than a heavy prosthetic or […]

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Media to Inspire Living with Love

Media to Inspire Living with Love Movie Pick “Amélie” (2001) This French romantic comedy gives viewers an interesting take on living life. Bashful main character Amelie decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation. Through her actions she also grows and discovers the joy in […]

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The World Is A Stage – Flint Youth Theatre

The World Is A Stage – Flint Youth Theatre http://www.thefyt.org The theater’s staff and its young participants are taking their talents into the community, part-nering with area organizations in many differ-ent ways. It is part of FYT’s mission to present community-based, socially engaged work that speaks directly to the needs and issues facing local residents. These collaborations […]

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