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In the chili game, fowl is fair

Want to pack in the protein and trim the fat? Swap that red meat with some ground turkey.

Patient Story

‘I’m here for a reason’

Surviving sudden cardiac arrest, 17-year-old Luke Anhalt discovers new insights into sports, life and faith.

Ovarian cyst? Consider ‘watchful waiting’

Study: Most women can simply be monitored over time for benign growths, rather than undergoing surgery.

Heart-healthy cooking tips

A dietitian shares her secrets for tasty and good-for-you recipe ingredients that will spice up the kitchen.

The directive on deltoids

A slipshod workout routine can easily strain the front deltoid muscle. Learn to stave off injury with carefully targeted exercises that work all parts of the shoulder.

Patient Story

Upping the game

A new strength and conditioning program aims to help young athletes fine-tune their agility and safety in the pursuit of peak performance.

Lose fast, lose slow

Researchers say the rate at which you shed pounds may matter little—your body will reap the rewards either way.

Patient Story

‘We’re going to figure this out’

For Brenda Tuttle, unlocking the secret to her searing shoulder pain took persistence, an empathetic PA and a skilled neurosurgeon.

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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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