America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to go back’

Jalyn Phelps struggled with weight issues for years. Bariatric surgery helped her build an active, new lifestyle.

Fountain of youth—is it skim milk?

Those who drink higher-fat milk may have skimpier telomeres, a telltale sign of worsening age.

Steady, sleepless parent

A newborn in the house means old sleep routines are about to get uprooted.

Fish oil—the male fertility pill?

For men, omega-3 fatty acids might contribute to reproductive improvements and higher testosterone levels.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

98.6? That’s so 1800s

For the past 200 years, men and women's body temps have been slowly declining.

Put your coat on; you’ll catch a cold!

Or will you? Doctors help parents navigate the age-old battle.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

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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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