Dancing the night away

It was another record-breaking year for the Hope College Dance Marathon to benefit Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

March 9, 2015 0

Childhood checks could spot celiac 

This gastrointestinal illness typically slows height and weight gains.

March 9, 2015 0

Very obese kids face more heart risks than thought

High cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure problems plague these children.

March 8, 2015 0

Go away, stomachaches!

Help your kiddo avoid tummy troubles, and find out when you should go to a doctor.

March 6, 2015 0

Have a concussion? Track your brain blood flow

Study shows scans reveal reduced circulation in brains those who have not recovered from head injuries.

March 6, 2015 2

Be careful what you eat, little mouth

Young children will put anything and everything in their mouth, which can lead to choking, poisoning or other health problems.

March 6, 2015 0

Parents request delay of kids’ vaccines

Doctors often yield to parent wishes, despite believing it puts children at risk.

March 5, 2015 0

Lunch please, but hold the arsenic

Babies who drink formula may have higher exposure to arsenic than breast-fed infants.

March 4, 2015 0

For the sake of kids

A record number of students are expected to dance in a 15-year tradition that raises funds for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

March 3, 2015 0

Worried about your newborn’s noisy, high-pitched breathing?

It could be stridor, a treatable problem with the larynx.

February 27, 2015 0

Mighty Girl thrives

Alexandra, one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure in July, beat the odds and is 'doing great.'

February 25, 2015 2

Moldy homes may mean more asthma in young kids

Those with allergies are at greatest asthma risk, study finds.

February 23, 2015 0