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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Lives Flash Before Their Eyes

Lives Flash Before Their Eyes By Jacqueline Smiley, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Hurley OB /GYN Associates It was a regular evening at my folks’ house, just chit–chatting, making tea, and relaxing. My dad had on shorts, no shirt, just as usual. As a nurse for many years, I see the human body on a daily basis. But, as a […]

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Exercise Desk-ercise Your Way through the Day

Desk-ercise Your Way through the Day: 10 Ways to Get a Workout in at Work On average, people spend 9.3 hours every day in the seated position. Whether in the car, at a desk or on the couch watching television, most of us are sitting for longer periods of time throughout the day than we spend […]

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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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Design the life you love

Design the life you love One of the best wellness practices that you can do to move forward in your life, or release past hurts and struggles, is to truly BE with the emotion when it comes up. Take a moment to ask yourself: Why am I feeling this way? Where is this emotion or […]

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Community Clinical Excellence

Community Clinical Excellence From our opening in 1908, Hurley Medical Center has been dedicated to providing exceptional clinical care and compassion. Today, 108 years later, that mission of “clinical excellence, service to people” is alive and well, along with the importance of giving back to our community. Our clinical expertise allows our outstanding caregivers and support staff to care for a variety of diseases and conditions […]

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Community Passion – Letter from United Way of Genesee County CEO

Community Passion – Letter from United Way of Genesee County CEO “My experiences have taught me that it is the passion to give back that helps us accomplish so much throughout our community.” There are a million things that we feel we have to do. We have to cut the lawn. We have to go grocery shopping. We have to […]

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Live Life with Love

At 40-something, widowed with two young boys, I am discovering a whole new version of life. I was un- der the impression that you grad-uate from college, have a career, work hard, start a family and live happily ever after – right? Well, most of that was the case for me. I was blessed with […]

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