Bigger is not always better

Think you're eating healthy portions? Think again. Some portions are 200 percent larger than we need.

October 22, 2017 0

Blindsided? Blame stress

Study suggests stress weakens your ability to notice changes in your environment, increasing your risk of ignoring threats.

October 22, 2017 0

Make it an all-treats, no-tricks Halloween

This season brings excitement and fun, but make sure your little and not-so-little ones stay safe.

October 21, 2017 0

Salve for an ailing heart: Tai chi

The simple, pain-free movements in this Chinese tradition may be exactly what heart attack survivors need to reclaim their health.

October 21, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A stroke of luck and good fortune

Called the 'miracle man,' Stanley Carey is back on his feet and enjoying life without limits after a severe stroke nearly took him down.

October 20, 2017 0

Study: Pain relief won’t delay labor

New research may debunk the long-held notion that epidurals prolong labor.

October 20, 2017 0

Hey, baby—let’s talk skin care

New guidelines say parents should begin to emphasize lotion, clothing and healthy sun habits when their child is 6 months old.

October 19, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Breast cancer survivor: Be your best advocate

Community members gather for the fifth annual Candid Conversations event, where Emmy Rickert urges, "Love life ... choose joy."

October 18, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It makes me proud’

Fifteen artists who suffered traumatic brain injuries will showcase their artwork at Spectrum Health's annual art exhibit.

October 18, 2017 0

A victim of tragedy: Your heart

For women especially, multiple traumatic experiences are apt to cause health problems that can lead to heart disease.

October 18, 2017 0

Special post for moms headed home

Moms need to know what signs and symptoms to watch for after their baby has been delivered.

October 17, 2017 0

Migraine? Know your triggers

When one strikes, you should have a log handy to write down possible causes such as food, environment and sleep disruptions.

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