Substance abuse reported by 1 in 10 workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees.

April 19, 2015 0

10,000 steps of volunteering

Sallie Bender Guild volunteer Cindi Walker helps set the pace at Butterworth and Helen DeVos Children's Hospital gift shops.

April 18, 2015 0

We can’t resist puppy-dog eyes

Here's the reason: Levels of hormone that triggers bonding increase in dogs, owners during extended gazes.

April 18, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Have chest pain? ‘Wait and see’ won’t cut it

You can rationalize all you want when it comes to weird symptoms, but that stubbornness could kill you. Just ask Frank Stanley.

April 17, 2015 1

Brain mapping sheds light on sight

"It may be possible to successfully teach blind people to 'see with sounds.'"

April 17, 2015 0

Paying it forward

Allison Wilbur gives up birthday gifts to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

April 16, 2015 2
PATIENT STORY

Day in the life of Rex

'I've had people tell me their kid hasn't smiled for three weeks. The dog shows up and they're aglow.'

April 16, 2015 2

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

Transplant brothers share more than friendship

Longtime friends share gift of life from the same donor.

April 15, 2015 0

Rx spending jumps to $374 billion

"Blockbuster" drugs drive 13 percent increase in spending at the pharmacy.

April 15, 2015 0

Not interested in school? Maybe they’re born that way

Study suggests genetics contribute to a student's lack of motivation.

April 14, 2015 0

Fluoride: 4 key facts

Do concerns over the additive hold water?

April 14, 2015 2