Love your hair color?

You have over 100 genes to thank. And they reveal a lot about your health.

Be the change you want in your life

From motivation to eliminating barriers to success, a primary care doc shares strategies for improved health.

New drugs may be big advance in lung cancer care

A combination approach marks improvement in response, progression-free survival and overall survival in lung cancer patients.

Patient Story

The tiniest ring bearer

They wanted their preemie son at their wedding, so they wed in the chapel of the children's hospital where he has spent his first six months of life.

Be salad bar savvy

Not all salads are created equal. Create satisfying, healthy salads with these 10 tips.

Does ‘mono’ virus up odds for other diseases?

Scientists seek to unravel how viruses trigger disease.

Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

How to keep anger from getting the better of you

Instead of acting defensive and trading barbs, hit the pause button.

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Seeking Volunteer Spirit

They share time, joy and talents. They help visitors find their way along unfamiliar hallways, sooth newborn babies, and offer cheer to diffuse worries. We salute our more than 2,300 volunteers with this special Health Beat series.

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Eating the Mediterranean Way

Did you know eating a Mediterranean diet could prevent or even reverse metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors for heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes?

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Humans of Spectrum Health

Who are the people behind the lab coats, scrubs and name badges? What experiences have made them who they are today? This series shows the human side of the caregivers who are proud to call Spectrum Health their work home.

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