Patient Story

‘My life is different’

Small goals and self-compassion deliver big results.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

Hammock safety 101

An injury prevention nurse shares her top tips for making sure your relaxation time is safe.

Rise of the techie toddler

You might be tempted to give your little one unfettered access to electronics—but pediatricians say that might be a mistake.

Quick dishes for crazy nights

Nine meals, table-ready in a New York minute.

Patient Story

‘Like the fog has been lifted’

Menopause wreaked all manner of havoc on Chris Burns for 10 years. With help from a specialist, she found the relief she needed.

Don’t settle for pregnancy pains

A physical therapist trained in pelvic health can help moms overcome the pains and strains of growing a little person.

Special Series

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Life for Lilly

The special package, flown in express from Europe, is a ‘bag of life’ for Lilly who’s undergoing a bone marrow transplant thanks to a stranger’s heartfelt donation. In this special Health Beat series, Lilly takes us through her journey as a way of promoting the gift of life.

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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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Smile, baby!

A pediatric plastic surgeon pioneers a technique to repair cleft palates that leads to better speech and jaw development for children.

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