Smells like success

Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

Patient Story

Living life to the fullest

Even while his body grows weaker from Parkinson’s disease, Daniel McCarthy’s spirit remains strong.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

Patient Story

Haylie’s mystery, solved

The Schneider family faced profound questions about their daughter’s developmental differences. Advances in genetic testing finally revealed answers.

Patient Story

When minutes matter

A partnership between two Michigan hospitals proved instrumental in saving a Traverse City man who suffered a stroke.

Patient Story

On the move again

For two years, prolapse brought Coleen Venema to a near standstill—but then she found a doctor who could put things back together.

Allergists taking to tongue tablets

Under-the-tongue pills, which gained FDA approval five years ago, have seen widespread acceptance.

Unraveling Alzheimer’s

Scanning technology spots problems sooner, leading to earlier treatment and better management of a thus-far incurable disease.

Patient Story

A year later, ‘a lot better’

Phil Simon had reached the end of the line with existing multiple sclerosis medications. A year after starting a new drug, his walking and stamina have improved.

Sneezin’ season has sprung

With vigilance and some well-planned actions, you can reduce your family's exposure to seasonal irritants.

Build a cholesterol-busting diet

DNA will always have a say, but don't underestimate the healing power of healthy food.

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