Skin Check — Lila’s Good Health

You may not be thinking about it, but right now is the best time to get a skin check. While sun damage may be associated with summer, it’s easier to identify suspicious lesions without the signs of sun exposure. The sooner skin cancer is identified and treated, the better. Also, where you get your checkup … Read more Skin Check — Lila’s Good Health

Tempeh Tacos

A delicious and heart healthy meal for any day of the week.  COOK TIME 5 mins PREP TIME 15 mins TOTAL TIME 20 mins SERVINGS 8 tacos INGREDIENTS   1 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips 1/4 cup onion, diced 1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes (with juice) or low sodium salsa 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 package tempeh, finely chopped … Read more Tempeh Tacos

In Her Own Words: Dr. Sylivia Mupepi, Breast Cancer Survivor

When my biopsy results were announced, my nurse from the Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Center called and said, “Sylivia, where are you? Are you on the road?” I said, “No, I am at home.” “Are you with someone?” she asked. I said, “No, I’m physically just by myself, and my Lord is with me.” “I’m … Read more In Her Own Words: Dr. Sylivia Mupepi, Breast Cancer Survivor

Creamy Spinach Feta Dip

Servings: 6 Ingredients:10.5 ounces frozen, chopped, packaged spinach1/2 cup fat-free, plain yogurt1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream1/2 cup fat-free feta cheese (crumbled)1 teaspoon garlic (minced, from jar)1/3 cup fresh, chopped parsley or dillOR2 teaspoons dried parsley or dill1/2 teaspoon black pepper6 whole-wheat pitas (quartered) Directions: Cook the spinach according to the package directions. Drain well, pressing … Read more Creamy Spinach Feta Dip

Love is in the Air at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

It wasn’t exactly a scene out of Grey’s Anatomy, but a love interest bloomed at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in 2017 between Cassie Kozarski and her now-husband, Jeff Kozarski, who are spending their second Valentine’s Day together as a married couple. “On Valentine’s Day we are going out to dinner, I am hoping for some … Read more Love is in the Air at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Heartfelt Help from Strangers

Armen Kassouni, 61, isn’t in the habit of using Facebook messenger to communicate with people he has never formally met, but in this case, he has made an exception. His message to the two men he contacted was this: “I’m back on my bike, thanks to you guys.” That’s because on October 30, 2021, after … Read more Heartfelt Help from Strangers