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

Pickles and pregnancy

Moms-to-be sometimes crave the strangest things. It's typically harmless—as long as it's food.

March 16, 2017 0

Dizzy spells in middle-age tied to dementia

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage.

March 16, 2017 0

Griffins consider Being the Match

Hockey players and coaches get an up-close look at what it means to save a life by being a bone marrow or stem cell donor.

March 15, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

March 15, 2017 4

Mediterranean diet may ease chronic pain of obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation.

March 15, 2017 0

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

March 14, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A ‘journey to heaven’

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

March 13, 2017 40

Daffodils, margaritas and other surprise dangers

Dermatologists warn of the many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash.

March 13, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

March 12, 2017 6

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0