Patient Story

A heart for art

Amid a battle with cancer, Diane Meyer returned to her artistic roots. "Once you get into the art, everything else goes away," she says.

One step at a time

Want to make a big impact on your health? Sit less and move more. Even a small amount of daily physical activity can make a difference.

Patient Story

‘It was a wonderful year for us’

A breakthrough discovery and new chemotherapy medication give new hope to the family of an incredible 3-year-old.

Time to evaluate those veins?

Laser therapy and other treatments can help patients say goodbye to bothersome spider and varicose veins.

Do blue light glasses work?

There's no scientific evidence to show that these special glasses can reduce eyestrain.

‘I never knew I liked cauliflower’

A creative cooking class whips up family-friendly, healthy meal ideas for kids and parents.

Gardening for good health

Follow these smart steps to get the most from your happy place.

Patient Story

‘Life is valuable’

A teen with cancer opts for a new treatment—ovarian tissue cryopreservation—in hopes it will help her have a child someday.

Top tips for a good night’s sleep

If you're struggling to get your Zzz's, it's time to reassess your bedtime routines.

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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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