The safe haven

Have you heard about this Michigan law?

Toxic shock syndrome concern is real

The life-threatening condition can be caused by a variety of feminine products—not just synthetic tampons.

Patient Story

‘Lucky girl’

Twelve-year-old Skylar Darga battles cystic fibrosis and embraces life with gusto.

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.

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.

Patient Story

‘It changed my whole world’

After suffering years of debilitating seizures, a mother finds hope in a team of doctors and regains life after brain surgery.

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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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