Patient Story

‘I have my life back’

Kathy Hoseth battled inexplicable chest pains much of her life—until she finally found the cardiothoracic surgeon who could remedy her condition.

Fats and carbs—a balancing act

Your ideal diet won't necessarily entail fewer carbs and less fat. Researchers say moderation is key.

It’s time to energize

Explore these 10 best foods to keep you going all day long.

10 tips for a safer home

Mix these simple steps into your routine to make your home clean, safe and healthy.

Build the perfect end-of-summer salad

It can't get more scrumptious or simple: Fresh, clean greens. Hard-boiled eggs. Sweet corn. Diced tomatoes and your choice of veggies.

Bring your food to life

Fermentation promotes the growth of good-for-you bacteria that helps shape a healthy digestive system.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

Meals on the run

A dietitian offers up a scrumptious list of fast and healthy foods—and you can make all of them at home.

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

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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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