Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Bust diabetes with moderate weight loss

Trimming just 10 percent from your overall weight can drastically improve your odds of better managing your insulin levels.

Fiber-rich foods build healthy hearts

A proper diet is often one of the first steps in the journey to better blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

The plant-powered athlete

With the right diet, high-caliber athletes can enhance performance and improve recovery times. A culinary-minded doctor explains how it's done.

Patient Story

Joined at the hip—and knees

For one Michigan clan, joint replacement has been a family affair overseen by longtime doctors and the family's nurse.

Patient Story

Room to roam, space to play

With wireless technology, an epilepsy monitoring unit gives a girl more freedom to play and move about during her hospital stay.

New asthma treatment—the trifecta?

A three-drug inhaler could simplify daily asthma treatments, improving the odds that people will follow their regimen.

Patient Story

Stroke rate keeps falling

Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Patient Story

Good beans

For an excellent one-pot chili, begin by tossing together Spectrum Health Culinary Medicine and the Children’s Healing Center. It’s all deliciousness from there on out.

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.

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