Leg pain when walking? Talk to your doctor

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease.

April 6, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You’ve changed my life’

A soon-to-be-graduate of Programa Puente, Raul Marisca offers this advice to others embarking on their journeys to better health: "Embrace the change you want to see."

April 5, 2017 0

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

April 5, 2017 0

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.

April 4, 2017 0

Ouch! How to tell if you have a sprain, a strain or a tear

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal.

April 3, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Is it allergies … or something else?

Seasonal sniffles, itching and watery eyes got you down? Find out what’s going on out there—and what you can do.

April 2, 2017 0

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

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
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

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
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