Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

Got pea milk?

Chances are, your local grocery store has a deluge of dairy alternatives. Learn what’s healthy for your children—and what’s not.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

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.

Hammock safety 101

An injury prevention nurse shares her top tips for making sure your relaxation time is safe.

Rise of the techie toddler

You might be tempted to give your little one unfettered access to electronics—but pediatricians say that might be a mistake.

How to discuss race with your child

Doctors share their suggestions for participating in honest and upfront family conversations during this pivotal moment in history.

Patient Story

‘What a great experience’

When they needed help, these patients found comfort in urgent care.

Parents: Beware these red flags

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares crucial information about COVID-19 and the inflammatory disease making headlines around the world.

Patient Story

Puppets take on the pandemic

Pediatric patients' drawings come alive with the help of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre dreamers.

Patient Story

Lessons from ‘the bubble’

The parents of a little girl born without an immune system have tips for families trying to stay safe and happy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Help kids navigate the terrain

At home, open communication and rock-solid routines can wrangle disruptions and uncertainty.