Patient Story

‘There was so much help available’

After her daughter's birth, Kendra Moffett partnered with the Maternal Infant Health Program to help her shape a new life for her family.

RSV strikes hard this year

Children's hospitals are seeing a growing number of children battle this seasonal respiratory virus.

Ready for your kettlebell workout?

This simple, affordable piece of equipment can work wonders for strength-building.

Patient Story

‘I’ll be able to beat this’

A year after his surgery for appendix cancer, Gene Barnard marks the occasion with an ambitious 100-mile bicycle ride.

Are growing pains real?

Leg aches and muscle pains during preteen and adolescent years may be common, but it's rarely a cause for worry.

How to help your elderly neighbor

A geriatric medicine specialist offers tips on helping older residents through a long winter.

Spice it up

Your go-to herbs and spices are good for more than just a flavor boost—they can also help fight disease and inflammation.

Enjoy those merry meals—in moderation

There's no reason to stress about your diet at the holidays, even if you have diabetes. A good plan and a bit of mindfulness can help.

Patient Story

‘It was urgent’

Jim Boismier wasn't especially worried when he underwent heart tests at a care campus near home. But then his doctor identified an obstructed artery.

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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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