Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

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

April 4, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m not a quitter’

Larry Whitten rolled into pulmonary rehab in a wheelchair. He walked out using the stairs.

April 3, 2017 3

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

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

‘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

Are you losing it? Life stage and weight loss

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

March 23, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

A winning team

A pediatric plastic surgery patient enjoys honorary status at a Griffins hockey game, joined by the surgeons who treated her.

March 23, 2017 0

Which high school sport has the most concussions?

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football.

March 23, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 8

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
PATIENT STORY

Less pain, more gain

Spectrum Health athletic trainers help large companies cut down on work-related injuries, boosting productivity and profits.

March 17, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

A ‘journey to heaven’

Todd Alward, diagnosed with ALS four years ago, is preparing to die.

March 13, 2017 42