Assessing the baseline

Dr. Matt Axtman covers the bases as a West Michigan Whitecaps team doctor.

May 29, 2015 0

Bone screenings in need of prioritization

Patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests.

May 28, 2015 0

Say Cheese! Scanning just got easier (and better)

'We're really opening new doors' and the details are amazing.

May 26, 2015 0

Immune system changes with the seasons

Phenomenon could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others.

May 20, 2015 0

12 tips to prep you for spring activity

Try these pro moves to spare you from sore muscles, injuries as the weather heats up.

May 10, 2015 0

Heed these 5 ways to avoid a life-threatening tumble

Fall-related deaths have nearly doubled for U.S. seniors since 2000.

May 9, 2015 0

2-minute walks offset effects of sitting

Short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity.

May 4, 2015 0

Let’s get crackin’

Scientists burst the bubble surrounding what causes knuckles to crack. But does pulling your finger do any harm?

April 29, 2015 0

Year-round athletics get a timeout

Playing the same sport throughout the year can lead to ‘overuse’ injuries.

April 24, 2015 0

Stronger muscles = Healthier bones in kids

Research shows better bone health in childhood could stave off osteoporosis in later adulthood.

April 21, 2015 0

Bone-building drug strengthens hips, spines of frail women

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population.

April 16, 2015 1
PATIENT STORY

Andy Bidwell, cancer survivor and star

'He works very hard at his recovery, with both diet and exercise, and sets an example for others.'

April 9, 2015 0