Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Master the summer snack

Rather than heralding junk food and sodas, summertime should usher in fresh produce and healthy, on-the-go snacks.

A battle plan for the information age

Your family can develop a detailed, written agreement on do's and don'ts to ensure you thrive in this topsy-turvy tech era.

Patient Story

The magical music of Matthew

Born blind, a 14-year-old boy has become a virtuoso who sees colors within the most intricate sounds of music.

Pool prepping? Get the right mix

Half of all chemical injuries from swimming pool treatments happen at home—and a third of them involve teenagers.

Patient Story

One family, two miracles

As a new baby makes his way into the world, his great-great-grandfather fights to survive a major heart attack.

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.

Patient Story

When every second counts

Meet baby Owen, the first child in Michigan to benefit from a lightning-fast whole genome sequencing program.

Picnics, potlucks and … pathogens?

Safe food preparation and smart handling can help your family avoid foodborne illness at summer outings.

The prudent pyre

It wouldn't be a graduation party without a bonfire—but safety should remain a top priority amid all the festivities.

Patient Story

A graduation to remember

When a rare condition forced Komonte Hassel to miss his high school graduation, a children's hospital teamed with his school to deliver a personalized ceremony.

Is it allergies … or something else?

Seasonal sniffles, itching and watery eyes got you down? Find out what you can do.

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