Should we ditch Splenda?

After a study links the artificial sweetener to leukemia risks in mice, a Spectrum Health oncologist urges caution.

March 23, 2017 0
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

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

March 18, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘The best prom queen ever’

Recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Corinne Bass celebrates a high school tradition with her own, unique style.

March 16, 2017 12

Griffins consider Being the Match

Hockey players and coaches get an up-close look at what it means to save a life by being a bone marrow or stem cell donor.

March 15, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

March 15, 2017 5

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

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0

Live healthy, live longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years.

March 5, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Doctors by day, rockstars by night

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts its first staff talent show.

March 3, 2017 7

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1