‘A true inspiration’

Despite a string of bad breaks, a Michigan man turns to the gym and a healthy diet to shed nearly 120 pounds and some bad habits.

March 29, 2017 4

Vitamin E, selenium won’t curb dementia risk

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet.'

March 29, 2017 0

Most cancers caused by random DNA copying errors

While habits and environment can be key to the disease, chance plays a huge role as well.

March 28, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s done wonders for me’

Mike Bowman had been a virtual shut-in—until weight-loss surgery gave him back his life.

March 27, 2017 10

Remote Amazon tribe may have healthiest hearts on earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear.

March 25, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

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

Are you losing it? Life stage and weight loss

Find out if it's possible to outrun the middle-age spread.

March 23, 2017 0

Savvy marketing gets teens to eat their greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students three times more likely to use the salad bar.

March 22, 2017 1

Got a cold? Still no cure

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief, but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

March 21, 2017 2

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0

Mediterranean diet may ease chronic pain of obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation.

March 15, 2017 0