Patient Story

‘We were lucky’

How a medical resident with a knack for forming relationships helped a "tough guy" welder battle pulmonary embolism.

Generation ‘GO’

At school districts throughout Newaygo County, Michigan, a new wellness plan teaches youngsters to commit daily to healthy eating and active living.

7 mistakes that can boost your blood pressure reading

Who knew that a full bladder or being chatty could bump up your numbers?

Exercise to conquer chronic health conditions

Getting a move on also lowers body weight, blood pressure and triglycerides.

Skin’s ‘good’ bacteria may be promising weapon against eczema

New findings bring hope for the development of new, low-cost therapies that do not require daily application.

The cold truth about migraine headaches

Early humans' ability to adapt to cold temperatures may have contributed to the differences in the prevalence of migraine headaches that exist today.

New diabetes guidelines are a win

Treating illness at its root cause requires a personalized approach.

Restless legs linked to brain changes

Study provides a jumping off point for more research and the development of new therapies.

The paleo diet: fad or not so fad?

Studies find the regimen that makes up the paleo diet's requirements could have merit.

Turning ‘a disability into an ability’

A young Michigan woman overcomes a devastating respiratory condition to become an acclaimed flutist.

Heal your heels

Plantar fasciitis strikes more than 3 million people in the U.S. every year. If you're one of them, here are 16 things you need to know.

Patient Story

‘Is he going to make it?’

The Ramirez children are all impacted in some way by hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Through a 17-year relationship with their doctor, they've learned to thrive.