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.

July 11, 2015 0

Cost barriers to healthier diets for diabetic kids

Many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices.

July 10, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Small horse, big smiles

Young patients and their families meet Charlie, a miniature therapy horse, during a summer fun event at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

July 7, 2015 10
PATIENT STORY

When wheezing takes a wrong turn

Kate's family makes sure her asthma stays under control so she can be the energetic kiddo who is 'passionate about everything she does.'

July 7, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Don’t stop Bree-lieving

A young girl’s journey through acute myeloid leukemia: diagnosis, chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant and finally—remission.

July 3, 2015 0

Travel savvy if you have diabetes

Vacations don't have to slow down just because of diabetes in the family.

July 3, 2015 0

Breath-holding games are dangerous

CDC warns that even seasoned athletes can drown.

July 2, 2015 0

‘A huge leap for individualized medicine’

Spectrum Health researchers combine imaging scans to produce first 3-D heart model of its kind.

July 1, 2015 2

Parents, stop hovering

'Risky' play may have benefits as less supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise.

July 1, 2015 0

Running for a reason

Jim Trout runs 163 miles across Michigan to help keep kids safe and healthy.

June 30, 2015 2

Waist training a waste of time

A new fad of using corsets to cinch the waistline is catching headlines, but doctors say it's dangerous and superficial.

June 30, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Once upon an accident

The Smith family wants you to know what can happen when you least expect it, and how to walk away with a smile. Every family with children should do this.

June 26, 2015 0