Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Your tiny tots have their eyes all aglow. Make sure this upcoming holiday season’s hot toys won’t backfire in their hands.

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‘Thank you for taking incredible care of me’

Cora Healy, 1, fights through RSV like a superhero.

10 tips for healthy holiday recipes

Give fruits, veggies and whole grains the attention they deserve—and be ready to make some simple ingredient swaps.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ rides again

A stroke suspended Gray Rushin’s cross-country bicycle journey with 1,700 miles to go. Two years later, he returned to Michigan to finish the trip.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Shop smart at winter markets

Even in cold weather, farm markets deliver freshness and flavor. Make it a nutrition bonanza.

9 tips to navigate the holidays

COVID-19 continues to present challenges this season—but you can still enjoy the festivities with a few precautions top of mind.

Patient Story

‘Living their best lives’

Timely surgery gives Kody Brant, born with a rare liver disease, a chance for a normal childhood.

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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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