The best medicine? Preventive

Women who follow regular wellness visits will catch problems early and ensure they're on the true path to good health.

Top 5 delivery positions

Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.

New year, new diet, new you

As you try new meal plans in 2019, keep in mind sage advice—plant-based diets are a surefire path to sustainable health.

Patient Story

A patient’s gratitude

Marley Del Carmen nearly died of pneumonia around Christmastime 2017. A year later, he returned to thank the doctor he credits with saving his life.

Wet your wintry eyes

Some simple steps can protect your peepers from the painful itching and dryness brought on by winter conditions.

Save your skin

Winter is brutal enough without having a sunburn, itching back or cracked lips. Try these 8 tips to successfully tackle this perennial issue.

3 steps to flexibility

Stretching and range-of-motion exercises are often overlooked as people focus on strength-training and cardio.

Patient Story

‘I really see God’s hand’

A soccer player defies the odds of cardiac arrest thanks to a teammate’s quick action.

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

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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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