What’s in the (pool) water?

No need to worry about picking up a yucky parasite at the pool. Just make use of these 3 simple precautions.

Ever heard of ‘babywearing’?

Your little one will thank you for learning (and copying) this carrying method.

850 million people worldwide have kidney disease

But most people don't realize that kidney disease is a major health issue.

Patient Story

Easton Hirdes: Boy wonder

His story could be a Hollywood double for the movie, "Wonder." Like the main character in that film, he has overcome the odds and found his place in public school.

Patient Story

‘It’s good for everybody’s heart’

Charlie, a miniature therapy horse, visited his favorite neigh-bors in Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

Patient Story

A closer look at a complex heart

Pediatric cardiologists use 3D viewing technology to plan how to re-route and replace a teenager’s blood vessel.

Pack the right footwear for summer vacations

The type of holiday you go on will determine the type of shoe you need.

July is peak time for illness from pools

Follow these tips to keep you and your family healthy this summer.

Fluoride: 4 key facts

Do concerns over the additive hold water?

Patient Story

Abracadabra!

The International Brotherhood of Magicians coax smiles during a visit to the children’s hospital.

Does salt water help your cut?

Sunscreen on cloudy days? Get the skinny on the health myths of summer.