PATIENT STORY

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

March 12, 2017 6
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s been a miracle’

With new hips, Jeremiah New is starting life anew and leaving the pain behind.

March 10, 2017 0

Upset tummy? Or something more serious?

Learn how to spot 7 common digestive issues with tips on what to do and when to be concerned.

March 7, 2017 0

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

March 7, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Warm hearts on a cold night

When Janice Covey found her husband barely breathing on the side of a cold and snowy road, she didn't know what to expect.

March 5, 2017 3

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
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

Stay spry with these 5 must-do activities

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

March 2, 2017 5

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

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

March 2, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘We felt like our world had fallen apart’

After battling colon cancer, a mom of two hones her woodworking and art skills to launch a successful home decor business.

March 1, 2017 6

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0