Emergency Preparedness
How to Use an AED

In an Emergency, Do You Know How to Use an AED?

Watching someone go through sudden cardiac arrest is a scary experience and one few of us want to think about. But quick action and knowing how to use a device like an automated external defibrillator (AED) can be the difference between life and death, so it’s important to be prepared. …

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Understanding Your Health

What Causes Dizziness?

Dizziness is one of the most common symptoms that brings people in to see their primary care doctor, or to an ER or after-hours clinic. It can have a number of different causes. Some are fairly harmless or temporary, like not eating enough or eating too much. But it can …

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Navigating Healthcare

How to Advocate for a Loved One

A hospital can be a confusing place. Long, seemingly endless hallways, foreign medical jargon and a sea of medical professionals can leave patients feeling lost and overwhelmed. As healthcare professionals, we do our best to help patients navigate their hospital stay or medical treatment. Another key asset to the care …

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Preventing Emergencies

Just the Facts on Frostbite and Hypothermia

Now that winter weather seems to have finally arrived in here in Michigan, it’s important to arm yourself with information on cold weather injuries so you can be sure to protect yourself and your loved ones. The key to avoiding cold weather injuries is prevention — mainly by dressing appropriately. …

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