Healthy Relationships

Date Night Ideas to Rev Up Romance and Your Health

With countless date night options to choose from, there’s no reason your “couple time” should be conventional. It’s 2015 after all – why not get a little creative? And whether grabbing some time with your sweetheart requires securing a babysitter, traveling or just carving out some time in your busy …

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Stress & Your Health

Fit Wellness Into Your Work Day

In today’s fast-paced, non-stop working environment, it’s easy to forget to take a pause to focus on yourself for a moment. And though it might seem like that’s time you can’t afford to spare, skipping it could cause stress-related illnesses, injury, depression or a variety of other issues that could …

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Microsurgery Techniques

New Hope for Male Infertility

Infertility issues can be heartbreaking for couples trying to conceive. But a new microsurgical technique is being credited with revolutionizing treatment of men once thought to be infertile and giving renewed hope to some couples. The procedure – called microdissection testicular sperm extraction, or micro-TESE – enables the surgical harvesting …

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Innovation in Healthcare

Goodbye, Drafty Backside! Hello, New Hospital Gown

If you’ve ever been a patient at a hospital, you know what it’s like to wear a hospital gown. Uncomfortable, unflattering and offering your body little privacy, for most patients, wearing this gown is an experience they dread. But for some patients, that experience is changing for the better. Model …

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Heart Health

Why Women Often Ignore Signs of a Heart Attack

A common misconception about a heart attack is that the symptoms are very painful, noticeable and impossible to ignore – the type of scene we typically see in movies or on TV where someone dramatically clutches their chest and falls to the floor. But doctors and researchers have found that …

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Stress Management

Stress 9-1-1: How To Save Your Health (and Your Sanity!)

While stress is an inevitable part of life, too much stress can be a major roadblock to your health and well-being. A recent study in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes even found that the combination of stress and depression was associated with a nearly 50% greater chance of …

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Staying Fit

What’s A Healthy Body Weight For Me?

The weight that we want, and the weight that’s right for us, sometimes don’t line up. While it’s desirable to be skinny, thin doesn’t necessarily mean healthy. Just like being a few pounds larger than you’re accustomed to doesn’t not necessarily mean you’re overweight – you can be fit at …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism 101: What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

When parents get an autism diagnosis for their child, it’s probably common that one of the first therapies they hear about is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). “ABA has been well established in the research literature as the ‘gold standard’ or most empirically supported treatment approach for individuals with autism,” says …

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Seasonal Allergy Answers

Get Relief from Seasonal Allergies

When spring showers arrive in southeast Michigan, for many people it also means the arrival of seasonal allergies. When you are allergic to something, this means that your immune system reacts to a normally harmless substance as something foreign and tries to destroy it. According to Henry Ford allergist Haejin …

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Men's Health

Could You Have Low Testosterone?

Do you feel like you’re always weak and tired? Is your sex drive gone, or are you suffering from erectile dysfunction? These are symptoms that are difficult for many men to admit to experiencing but answering “yes” to these questions could be a sign that you have low testosterone. If …

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