Weight-loss surgery might just save your life

Researchers find patients who have surgery are half as likely to die a decade after procedure.

January 14, 2015 0

Find the right insurance for you

Navigate the 'unknowns' with our certified health care counselors.

January 13, 2015 0

What does it mean to be big-hearted?

In medical terms, it can lead to chest pain and an abnormal heart rhythm, among other symptoms.

January 13, 2015 0

Cancer risk often left to chance

New study suggests two-thirds of cancers might be due to seemingly random factors.

January 13, 2015 0

What a rush: blood sugar and glycemic index

Goodbye, low-carb. Hello, smart-carbs. When it comes to crave-worthy carbohydrates and your health, quality over quantity will win every time.

January 13, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Meet the Crudens: Writing their own story

Three of the five members of the Cruden family have heart defects, but they choose to not let it define their lives.

January 11, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Off the bench and back on the ice

Teen gets answers, and treatment, for long-standing pain.

January 10, 2015 0

Older adults, not teens, more likely to die from alcohol poisoning

New research on binge drinking finds men most at risk.

January 9, 2015 0

CDC: Number of Americans taking statins keeps rising

Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says.

January 9, 2015 0

Can gut bugs keep you thin?

Researchers learn that these tiny microbes play a larger role in human health than ever before imagined.

January 9, 2015 0

A closer view of the inner you

The first of its kind in a U.S. hospital, our newest MRI technology is like Superman’s X-ray vision on steroids.

January 8, 2015 2

Strength in numbers

West Michigan Heart joins Spectrum Health Medical Group to fight heart and vascular illness.

January 7, 2015 0