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Watson Clinic & The Tigers

A Message from Watson Clinic Chief Executive Officer Dr. Louis S. Saco In our ever changing world, there are traditions we can always count on. Baseball is one of them. Generations have enjoyed the excitement of the ballpark, and the thrill of the games played there by our great athletes. There is a strong sense of camaraderie shared between both players and fans. The Watson Clinic shares a special bond of our own with the Tigers organization. For many years, we’ve been proud to serve as t...

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2/27/2017 10:04:00 AM Comments(0)

Trouble Sleeping?

Sometimes – even when we’re sleeping – we’re not getting the rest we need. This increasingly common concern is known as sleep apnea, and it occurs when breathing stops or becomes difficult during sleep. These disruptions in breathing can last seconds or even minutes, and may occur dozens of times in a single hour. These pauses in breathing prevent you from receiving the restful recharge you need to function properly. When left untreated, the condition can lead to serious ...

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2/20/2017 4:37:00 PM Comments(0)

Stop Making Excuses: You Can Quit Smoking Now

Want to quit smoking? It’s possible that you’re going through a laundry list of excuses for why it’s too hard to kick the habit for good. But before you talk yourself out of this life-enhancing decision, consider the following advice: Excuse #1: I'll gain weight if I quit. You can counteract this risk by exercising and eating healthy. While some people can gain an average of less than 10 pounds after quitting, many others don’t gain any weight at all. Excuse #2: Smoking r...

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2/20/2017 4:36:00 PM Comments(0)

A Family Guide to Sunscreens

Does your idea of family fun include spending time together outdoors? Then it's important to protect the whole gang from the sun's damaging ultraviolet UV rays. There's nothing cool about painful sunburns, early wrinkles or a raised risk of skin cancer.And yet that's just what too much UV exposure can bring. One way to help keep your family safe: Make sure everyone gets their sunscreen on. Here's what you need to know to get started: Check the label . When shopping for sunscreen, make sure you c...

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2/20/2017 4:34:00 PM Comments(0)

Please Pass the Potassium

It's hard to overstate all the good things potassium does for you. This mineral helps your nerves work, your muscles contract and your heartbeat stay regular. It moves nutrients into cells and waste products out of them. And potassium helps keep your blood pressure in a healthy range by blunting the effects of sodium. Even though potassium is crucial to for good health, chances are you're not getting enough of it. The average adult is encouraged to get 4,700 milligrams of potassium every day. Bu...

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2/20/2017 4:31:00 PM Comments(0)