Posts from Eve Clayton

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

April 1, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

March 22, 2017 3

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

Back from the brink

On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.

March 3, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

February 24, 2017 5

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

February 19, 2017 4

Flu reaches epidemic levels

Flu season is ramping up. Luckily there’s still time to get vaccinated in Michigan. But do it soon.

February 2, 2017 0

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

January 29, 2017 8

Restless legs? Beware stroke risk

Patients with severe restless legs syndrome should keep risk factors in check.

January 24, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘Something is wrong’

Blood clots in Amelia Logan’s leg and lungs deliver tough lessons about living with risk and waiting for answers.

January 11, 2017 1

Dos señales que indican un ataque al corazón en su futuro

Atender estas advertencias podría salvar su vida o la vida de un ser querido.

January 9, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Peanuts: Start early to prevent allergy

Withholding allergenic foods from babies only increases the likelihood your little one will develop allergies.

January 9, 2017 2