Sunday, March 3, 2013
The first topic for the 2013 series of free community walks is appropriate for spring.
Botsford Hospital welcomes spring with its first Walk with a Doc of the season on March 21. At this free community walk, Dr. Annie A. Arrey-Mensah, a board-certified allergist-immunologist, will tell you everything you want to know about asthma and allergies. She will also field questions. Walk with a Doc events are held at noon on the third Thursday of each month, through November, in Heritage Park, located on the west side of Farmington Road, between 10 and 11 Mile Roads. The walks start at the City of Farmington Hills Nature Center and are held rain or shine. Healthy snacks are provided. Register by calling 877-477-Doc1 (3621) and selecting option 1. Source: Botsford Hospital press release
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Walk with a Doc today in Farmington Hills and learn about skin cancer signs and treatments.
It should be a glorious day for walkers who will be learning more today about skin cancer signs, prevention and treatments in Heritage Park. Here's what else you should know: The National Weather Service predicts another glorious spring day, with a high around 69 and a low tonight around 49. What more can we say? Enjoy! Botsford oncologist Savitha Balaraman, MD, will talk about the prevention and treatment of skin cancer today at noon. The walk through Heritage Park begins at the City of Farmington Hills Nature Discovery Center. For information or to register, call 877-477-Doc1 (3621), select option 1. And remember to bring sunscreen. The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Farmington's newest business, Painting With a …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
City and school district officials meet tonight to discuss common interests and concerns.
Today, you can learn how local school and city elected officials are working together and what changes are coming to recycling programs in Farmington and Farmington Hills. Here's what else you should know: Today's weather will be different from yesterday's – but only in that the mercury will rise a little higher. The National Weather Service predicts a high closer to 80, and 40 percent chance to rain tonight, when the temperature will drop to around 53. The City of Farmington Hills Senior Adult Division is hosting Mike Csapo of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC) at the Costick Center today at 11 a.m. He will explain about changes coming to the city's recycling program. Farmington and …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
A special 3-minute test of all severe weather sirens in the Farmington area will be conducted at 1 p.m. today.
The skies over Farmington and Farmington Hills will be clear today, but you'll hear emergency sirens. Here's the reason, along with a few other things you should know: The National Weather Service predicts a sunny day, with patchy frost before 8 a.m. and a high around 64. Tonight, the clouds roll in and the mercury dips to 49. It's Severe Weather Awareness week in Oakland County, so listen for a special test of severe weather sirens at 1 p.m. Wednesday. And remember: This is only a test. Join the fun in Heritage Park today at 1 p.m., with a Nature Discovery Wagon Ride. Cost is $5. If you miss today's, there will be another on May 5. To learn more, call 248-473-1800. There are two themed walks scheduled Thursday. The first, at noon, is …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Join Annie House for a walk in Farmington Hills' Heritage Park.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Botsford Hospital’s next Walk with a Doc, a free wellness event that takes off from the Nature Discovery Center in Heritage Park at noon on April 19, will feature the topic of nutrition for healthy living and weight loss. Guest speaker Annie House, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Botsford Hospital, will be leading the discussion and will provide helpful nutrition tips, such as how to read nutrition labels, choosing high nutrition foods, how to eat healthy at restaurants and how small food changes can yield big results. For more information about future walks or to register for the April 19 walk, call 877-477-Doc1 (3621) and select option 1.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Take a Walk with a Doc today in Heritage Park – the weather's perfect for it.
It's Sunshine Week, and we're not just talking about the weather. Here's what you should know today: Expect temperatures to break into the 70s today, with sunny skies and calm winds. The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers tonight, after 2 a.m., with a low around 54. Join a Botsford Hospital doctor today at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills, for a casual walk and talk about running. The group meets at noon at the Nature Discovery Center; to learn more, call 248-477-1135. The American Society of News Editors launched this initiative in 2005, in order to draw attention to the importance of open government and freedom of information. The event coincides each year with President James Madison's birthday on March …
Friday, August 26, 2011
The Walk with a Doc series launches Wednesday in Farmington Hills.
A partnership between Botsford Hospital and the City of Farmington Hills Nature Discovery Center launched Thursday, allowing more than a dozen women to A Walk with a Doc on trails at Heritage Park. Carolyn Nelson, D.O., and Kathleen Hannon, D.O., of Farmington Village Family Practice met with participants inside the Nature Center at 11 a.m. and talked about general health issues. Nelson stressed the importance of healthy eating, stressing portion size and eating the right foods. "It pretty much comes down to you own your own health," she said. "Nutrition's important, and just as important is exercise." The National Institutes of Health recommends exercising an hour a day to be healthy, she added. A Walk with a Doc is a national program …