Study: Cranberry juice won’t prevent urinary tract infections

Data behind recommendation has always been mixed, doctors say.

April 4, 2017 0

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

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

April 4, 2017 0

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
PATIENT STORY

Is it allergies … or something else?

Seasonal sniffles, itching and watery eyes got you down? Find out what’s going on out there—and what you can do.

April 2, 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
PATIENT STORY

Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

March 31, 2017 3

Phytoestrogen: A tool in the cancer battle?

You may want to add soy and ground flaxseed to your diet—they're two important sources of this plant-based estrogen.

March 30, 2017 1

Not enough milk?

Know the signs to watch for if you're worried about your little one getting enough milk.

March 28, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A lifesaving visit

One woman set aside her skepticism and followed her doctor's advice to get a mammogram. It saved her life.

March 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Coming here is like assurance’

Moms-to-be with similar due dates enjoy learning and laughing in CenteringPregnancy program.

March 24, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Should we ditch Splenda?

After a study links the artificial sweetener to leukemia risks in mice, a Spectrum Health oncologist urges caution.

March 23, 2017 0