PATIENT STORY

‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.

December 8, 2017 0

For some, holidays bring heart trouble

The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.

December 8, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A crowning moment for Huntington’s disease

Shelby Lentz is competing for the Miss Michigan title. But since her diagnosis, she's now competing in a race against time.

December 4, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Cami conquers her pain

Pediatric Chronic Pain Clinic gives student tools to manage her persistent pain and resulting anxiety.

December 1, 2017 0

Can your baby understand you?

Yes! A study shows they are able to connect words with their meanings early on.

December 1, 2017 0

Design a diabetes-friendly season

Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.

November 28, 2017 4

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

November 27, 2017 0

Lunchtime H2O may curb kids’ obesity

Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the U.S. billions in obesity-related costs.

November 26, 2017 0

Switching to whole grain foods could trim your waistline

Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead.

November 24, 2017 0

‘Tis the season … for a digestive hangover

Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.

November 23, 2017 1

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

November 21, 2017 0

Save your skin with 7 easy steps

Beat the double-whammy of winter once and for all.

November 19, 2017 5