Sharpen your metabolic insight

What you did at age 25 won't work at 40, or 65. The biggest trick: Know when to say when at the table.

Patient Story

‘The best hope you can have’

JJ Smith’s parents moved to a new home and found new doctors—all to save their son.

More breakfast, less TV

If it's a healthy heart you're after, cut out the screen time and make your morning a priority.

Become a master tracker

Calories aren’t the only thing you can count to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.

A heart for thrill-seeking

Science has yet to support the notion that adrenaline-pumping activities like sky diving or roller coasters will somehow trigger a heart problem.

Patient Story

Going green: Irish Jig 2019

The event supporting colorectal cancer awareness drew nearly 3,500 runners.

Those perilous pooches

For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.

Patient Story

‘I collapsed like Jell-O’

Paralyzed by Guillain-Barré syndrome, Rich Toole found his way back to mobility through intense physical therapy and unyielding positivity.

The heavy toll of long workdays

Work weeks in excess of 55 hours are especially harmful to women who strive to balance the demands of labor with home life.

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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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