Live healthy, live longer

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

March 5, 2017 0

‘Superbug’ infections striking more U.S. kids

Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals.

March 4, 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

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 4

Do you need antibiotics?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria.

February 28, 2017 0

Wearable tech could detect illness

By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.

February 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I can still make beautiful things’

Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.

February 26, 2017 1

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Revolutionize your treadmill routine

Try these 6 tips to keep your workout from getting lame.

February 25, 2017 1

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

February 25, 2017 0

Marijuana study sorts good from bad

Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.

February 24, 2017 0

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0