Patient Story

‘My whole artery went poof’

Dawn Dipzinski counts her blessings after surviving a life-threatening, heart-stopping emergency.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An allergist gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Untether with 5 easy exercises

Sitting at your computer for hours on end is a sure path to pain. Step away with some simple, weight-free activities.

9 ways to handle face mask conversations

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks.

5 nutrition myths debunked

Time to quash a handful of misconceptions about milk, protein and more.

Sports supplements—worthy or wasteful?

A dietitian shares her top advice: Those 'miracle' ingredients are readily available in a well-balanced diet.

Patient Story

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.

‘Can we please go play?’

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely.

COVID-19 and your heart

Those with cardiovascular disease should continue to be careful about avoiding the virus because they are at high risk for complications.

Special Series

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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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