100 Years of Caring: Recalling Robert Bruce Armstrong, M.D.

February 26, 2019 Note: As part of its year-long centennial celebration, Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital offers a glimpse into the people who made it what it is today. This is the first in a series. He helped pioneer medical care through the air to Beaver Island, testified at the “trial of the...

"If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen!"

February 22, 2019 “If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen! Life as you know it does not have to be over. Just go for it! You won’t be sorry!” Wise words from 64-year-old patient John Teesdale – who completed cardiac rehab at Munson Healthcare...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Revive Your Salads

February 8, 2019 As Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, shares, your daily salads don’t have to be so leafy green after all. Adding nuts and seeds, fruits, root and cruciferous veggies, and even heart-healthy starches like sweet potatoes or beans can help you fill up on...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Choose 5-ingredient Bread

February 8, 2019 Here’s a little choice from Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, that is instantly enjoyable: choose bread with just FIVE ingredients (typically found in the bakery or produce section of your local grocery store) for a sandwich or toast that’s filled...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Snack on Raw Nuts and Seeds

February 8, 2019 A great little choice that can make a big difference in your heart health is to simply change how you snack. Watch as Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, shares one of her favorite crunchy – and heart-healthy – snacks. Find the recipe following the...