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When your heart’s on fire

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet, especially those living with diabetes.

COVID-19: Staying fit and healthy

Safe exercise routines can help you tamp down anxiety and boost your immunity.

Fight the sneeze—safely

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

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

Is it allergies?

As the pollen starts to fly, an immunologist shares tips on how to tell the difference between seasonal allergies and COVID-19 symptoms.

Parents: Take a breath—and a break

Families need schedules and structure in this at-home period amid COVID-19. But they also need a little leeway.

Keep kids to a sleep routine

A good night of solid rest will make days spent at home all the more tolerable.

Free screenings offered for COVID-19

Have symptoms? Those in Michigan may now call a hotline to be screened by the Spectrum Health app.

Is your pain from endometriosis?

Severe cramping, painful periods and other symptoms are often telltale signs of this condition.

Is it thrush?

An overgrowth of fungus can give rise to unpleasant symptoms in your child. Know what to look for—and when to seek help.

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