Tips for a happy, healthy Halloween

You don't have to shun candy and treats in the season of sweets. A few simple tricks can keep you on track.

Health care heroes need smiles, too

Children's hospital team members take to the sidewalk with chalk to add joy and sunshine to the Medical Mile.

Patient Story

Back on track

After recovering from a double mastectomy and plantar fasciitis, River Bank Run road warrior Becky Vander Zwaag is eager to race.

A dietitian’s guide to eating out

Follow these 5 tips for a healthy trip to your favorite restaurant.

Patient Story

‘More courage than anybody’

After an innovative surgery to expand his jaw, Nate Briskey says he wouldn't change a thing.

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‘We celebrate every milestone’

For a Michigan couple eager to help their son, genetics research is lighting the path ahead.

The secret to healthy holidays? Plan ahead

With the season of merry-making just around the corner, don't fret—just follow these top tips to keep your health in check.

Worried about your health?

You're not alone. Explore 5 tips from a psychologist on how to cope.

Expert tips for wrangling cholesterol

While there’s no silver bullet to achieve lower levels, experts suggest a focus on lifestyle.

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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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