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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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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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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Diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening

A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening — and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every significant advantage in your battle against breast cancer. Hurley […]

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Breast MRI

Breast MRI: An important tool in breast cancer detection For more than 30 years, Regional Medical Imaging has provided imaging services to physicians and patients throughout Mid-Michigan with officesin Flint Township, Grand Blanc, Fenton, Davison and Saginaw. A breast MRI can be a crucial part of your breast health care. An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) […]

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Monthly Breast Self Exam

 Monthly Breast Self Exam THE BEST DETECTION IS EARLY DETECTION It is never too early to start monthly breast self exams. Below are different ways to perform this exam. Experts recommend that women begin monthly self-examinations at age 20. The best time to do this is a couple of days after your period, when your […]

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Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle

Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening – and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every […]

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Good Bones

Taking Care of Your Bones is Essential For Good health and Quality of Life Sometimes, a “simple” bone fracture—say, a broken arm from a fall—is just that, a simple broken arm. Other times, especially in people 50 or older, it can signify a condition that can endanger health and longevity. Catherine Metz , PT, MBA, […]

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Care Planning for Quality of Life

The Life Care Plan As health care improves, people are living longer. In the past, people got older, got sick and passed away. These days when we get older and get sick, we often live many more years dealing with an illness. This often means we may not have enough money to pay for long […]

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The Bionic Woman

  At 83, Janice Pike is well on her way to becoming a bionic woman. The Flint resident has had three joint replacements and figures a fourth is in her future. But that doesn’t stop her from being almost as active as she has been her whole life. Pike had both knees and a shoulder […]

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