Overuse of Antibiotics Can Lead to Superbugs

Photo of Utibe Effiong, M.D. with Health Dose logo.Are antibiotics damaging your family's health? Utibe Effiong, M.D., M.P.H., internal medicine physician, explains what superbugs are, how they got here, and what role they play in the overuse of antibiotics.

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Hunter Safety & Injury Prevention

Tom Veverka, M.D., and Tom Wood, members of MidMichigan Health’s trauma team, provide practical tips on how to avoid injury while hunting. In addition to proper tree stand installation and usage, they also remind hunters on the importance of general gun safety. By taking a few important precautions, hunters can safely enjoy the hunting season and avoid serious injury.

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Welcome to MidMichigan Health

MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/ oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 8,700 employees, volunteers, physicians and other personnel, and provided more than $90 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2019.

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James Lewis, D.O.


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Rachel Ransom, M.D.

Her Only Regret Following Bariatric Surgery Was Not Acting Sooner

Lauren Marshall was pre-diabetic, suffered from high cholesterol and was diagnosed with fatty liver disease. On top of that, the extra pounds were taking a huge toll on her emotionally. Thanks to MidMichigan Health’s Surgical Weight Management Program she is 110 pounds lighter and has been able to regain her life back. Lauren shares her experience and talks about her amazing transformation. MidMichigan Health offers bariatric surgery at their Medical Centers in Alma and Midland Michigan. Those who would like to watch an informational video or take a free weight loss assessment may visit www.midmichigan.org/weightloss.