Aging Well

Aging well is a lifestyle choice we all must make as our bodies grow older. We’ll help you navigate your holistic health care journey with tips, suggestions, age-specific information and health news stories that matter to you.

Ouch! My back is killing me

When everyday life wreaks havoc on your back, take action fast to fend off bigger problems.

Patient Story

‘My life is a blessing’

A clinical research study opens the door to a cure for sickle cell disease for a new group of patients.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Patient Story

A new heart for ‘Gram-Gram’

Though Katie Watkins looked healthy on the outside, her weak heart couldn’t sustain her much longer. Organ donation provided new life.

Patient Story

‘Worth it in the end’

After adopting a healthier lifestyle, a 50-year-old Michigan man sheds pounds—and much of his medication.

5 heart-warming tips for cold weather

A preventive cardiologist shares good advice for people with a heart condition—and everyone else.

Patient Story

Miracle Marilyn

Perseverance played a lead role in a Michigan woman's recovery from a heart attack and COVID-19.

Gut health gets real

People are becoming more comfortable talking about bathroom basics. Turns out, that's good for our health.

A whole lot of goodness

Natural, plant-based foods can lower your intake of sugar, salt and unhealthy fats—and ultimately strengthen your fight against chronic disease.

Chilled to the bone? 10 tips to relieve joint pain

If winter weather is causing aches and pains, try these tried-and-true suggestions for rapid relief.

Watch your wintry step

Follow these simple precautions to help you avoid costly falls on slippery walkways.

Patient Story

‘Why did I wait?’

After knee replacement surgery, a 59-year-old Michigan woman is finally back to an active life—and free of pain.