Cardiovascular Care

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women and men in the U.S. Learn more about heart disease and vascular conditions from our specialists and discover support programs to help improve your quality of life, every day.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

Patient Story

‘Back to being a kid again’

A mother's vigilance and a novel surgery helped a 9-year-old boy overcome a troubling neurological condition.

Patient Story

A new inspiration

After emergency care pinpointed an embolism and severe clotting, David Bell has committed himself to regular checkups and a healthier lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘So much more energy’

After battling obesity for years, a Michigan woman opts for weight-loss surgery.

Patient Story

‘The real Spider-Man’

The superhero rappelled down the side of the 11-story Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as children watched in awe.

Expert tips for wrangling cholesterol

While there’s no silver bullet to achieve lower levels, experts suggest a focus on lifestyle.

The power of pumpkin

This orange winter squash packs a lot of nutrition—and flavor—to a wide range of dishes.

Patient Story

‘So glad I am still around’

When long-lasting effects of COVID-19 made it impossible to breathe, this 69-year-old gardener found hope in lung transplantation.

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Patient Story

‘Couldn’t have been placed in better hands’

When a cardiac arrest knocked Mark Erickson off his bike, the perfect passerby saved his life.