Since implementing the 2018 Community Health Improvement Plan (C.H.I.P.), groups have been working to improve Ottawa County residents’ health by creating better access to care, mental health and healthy behaviors.
Each month, local health care professionals answer your questions. Dr. Matthew Schoeck of Mercy Health Physician Partners North Ottawa Internal Medicine answers your questions about arthritis.
LANSING —Due to the large geographic distribution and number of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases in humans and animals, coupled with warm weather projections, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and 12 local health departments have decided to conduct aerial sp…
Mental health professionals, law enforcement officials and representatives from local schools will provide a variety of perspectives on mass shootings during a town hall meeting on Monday, Sept. 16. It will take place at the Grand Haven Community Center, 421 Columbus Ave., from 6:30-9 p.m.
Banning flavoring in e-cigarettes and similar devices might move the products further away from Michigan teens, but some worry that an all-out ban also strips cigarette smokers of a powerful tool to help them quit.
As families prepare backpacks for the impending first day of the new school year, a registered dietitian for the North Ottawa Community Health System offers advice and tips for families looking to prepare healthy snacks and lunches.
Each month, local health care professionals answer your questions. This month, Dr. Stuart VanderHeide, of Hospice of North Ottawa Community, answers your questions about palliative care.
Car accidents were the No. 1 cause of death of children and teenagers in 2016, according to a new University of Michigan study published in the News England Journal of Medicine.