Hydrate for heart health

Drinking a proper amount of water each day can help keep your sodium levels in check—and your heart will thank you.

Fueling the front lines for 60 years—and counting

'If you keep working, you don’t realize the concept of age. You never miss a beat,' Butterworth Hospital chef Ollie Robinson, 84, says.

Arthritis in winter? Keep moving

Keep joints moving—and lubricated—to help keep pain at bay.

7 tips to help protect your health data

Enjoy the convenience of accessing health information online, while also taking steps to keep it as safe as possible.

The best of broth worlds

A good broth will deliver on flavor—and it may also boost nutrition.

Should you get a bone density test?

By measuring calcium and mineral content in your bones, this simple screening method can help determine if you have osteoporosis.

Is your ear gear safe?

Follow these tips to help protect your hearing while you enjoy your tunes.

One of the leading causes of death in the US: cardiac disease

Dr. Laura Franey discusses risk factors and symptoms of cardiac disease and cardiac arrest.

‘Think with a plant slant’

These handy tips can help you size up proper portions and introduce healthier ingredients in your diet.

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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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