A Simple Scan Can Save a Life

A Simple Scan Can Save a Life

Laura and Jack Everling made a plan to get a heart scan together when they both turned 50. What was at first a precautionary measure, turned into a lifesaving decision. When Laura and Jack came in for their heart scans they were anxiously awaiting their trip to Florida for Spring Break. “We made a plan […]

The Importance of Hydration

The Importance of Hydration

By Debbie Dorsch, PT/ATC Whether you are a weekend warrior, serious athlete or always on the go; it is important to stay hydrated. Summer is in full swing and as the temperatures and humidity rise, hydration is an important component to your health. The human body is comprised of 60-70% water and nearly all of […]

#MyFocus: A Deeper Look at What Drives This Surgeon

#MyFocus: A Deeper Look at What Drives This Surgeon

Some physicians go where their expertise is needed. Others focus on becoming an expert in the needs of the community where they practice. Samuel Heiser MD, has been doing the latter during the past 27 years he has practiced medicine at Riverview Health. A general surgeon with a special interest in breast cancer patients, Dr. […]

Getting a Bump Start on Your Pregnancy

Getting a Bump Start on Your Pregnancy

By Theresa Holland, Manager Maternity Programs and Services For some women, pregnancy and baby care may seem instinctive, and for others, it might as well be rocket science. If you fall into the latter category, don’t fret. There are plenty of resources through the maternity services at Riverview Health to help you feel less overwhelmed. Our […]

Riverview Health Foundation Grateful Patient

Riverview Health Foundation Grateful Patient

Give them something to remember you by. This was Ralph Feuerstein’s motto. Whether it’s a waitress at a restaurant or doctor at an appointment, Ralph believed it was the interactions you had with people that could make any experience positive and memorable—even when facing a terminal prognosis. At the age of 74, Ralph was diagnosed […]