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.

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

Patient Story

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.

COVID-19 and your heart

Those with cardiovascular disease should continue to be careful about avoiding the virus because they are at high risk for complications.

Patient Story

Back in control

Joetta Harris felt helpless battling her worsening health amid the rigors of life. A pair of specialists from a free community health program helped her find a new path.

‘It’s heartbreaking’

COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on Black and Latino communities in West Michigan, reflecting longstanding systemic health and social inequities.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

Patient Story

Next best thing to being there

Telestroke technology puts remote patients like Larry Veldink face-to-face with neurologists at the stroke center.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

Patient Story

‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

Eat your way to a better brain

A good diet rich in these 10 foods may keep your memory and cognitive function in tip-top shape.

Patient Story

‘Tears of joy’

Holsey James battled his way back from cancer and cardiac arrest to earn a spot on the lung transplant waiting list and a renewed life.

Patient Story

‘Thankful to be alive’

She thought she might have COVID-19. She soon learned she'd suffered a severe heart attack.