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Sun protection

May 2016

Summer's Coming - Slip, Slop, Slap, Wrap As we head outside for a summer of fun in Michigan, remember: SLIP on a shirt SLOP on sunscreen SLAP on a hat WRAP on sunglasses Skin cancer is on the rise in the US. Protect your skin from harmful UV radiation by taking MORE THAN ONE precaution.

Oven-roasted salmon and asparagus with quinoa   

March 2016

Just in time for spring, here's an easy recipe that partners nutrition-packed salmon, in-season asparagus and the "supergrain" quinoa. Thank you, Karen Koeppe, Packard Health's Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator.     Oven-Roasted Salmon and Asparagus with Quinoa  Ingredients: 1 lb fresh asparagus spears (look for Michigan-grown) 8 ounces salmon fillet (cut into two

Your medical visit - How to prepare

January 2016

The time we have with our medical care providers is very important. Doctors and nurses are our partners in health, and thoughtful preparation before a visit helps us to work as a team and get the most out of our time together. Before The Visit Make a list and prioritize it - questions, concerns, and

Marla's Story - For her, Packard Health is indeed home

November 2015

At age 26, Marla is no longer covered by her parents' health insurance, and her job does not provide any. Ill with high fever and chills, she went to the Emergency Room where a urinary tract infection was diagnosed and antibiotics started. ER tests uncovered a much more serious health issue - diabetes. Marla was

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