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Navigating the health care landscape can be daunting. Our experts share their insights—and their views—on today’s most pressing health care topics, from advanced-care planning to the cost of health care—and what you need to know about those hospital quality rankings.

‘It continues to throw curve balls’

An infectious disease specialist explains rising cases of COVID-19 and the impact of the delta variant.

Ready for the worst, hoping for the best

Younger, unvaccinated people are key factors in the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the hospital, doctors say.

Patient Story

‘So much at stake’

Swift stroke treatment led to the best possible outcome for an expectant mom and her baby.

Patient Story

‘Her whole face lit up’

Virtual visits prepare kids and their families for tests and procedures from the comfort of home.

Patient Story

One tough Gus

With a long journey through the NICU behind him, a Michigan toddler has become an inspiration.

Kids put a lid on it

Local program fits bike helmets for kiddos to promote safe fun.

Ready, set, ride

Interested in riding in the MSU Gran Fondo? Here are tips from an athletic trainer and seasoned cyclist.

Patient Story

‘It changes your relationship with food’

After suffering a severe leg injury, a Michigan man turns to a culinary medicine cooking class to focus on his health.

Patient Story

‘This is really amazing’

The community came together to help Tommy’s Boats deliver a boatload of toys to kiddos at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

Shake up your running routine

Training for a race? Follow these 5 tips to prevent boredom and make your exercise more effective.

Safety ahoy

Kids and their families love boats. Here’s how to keep everyone safer on the water.

Build a safer summer campfire

As the warm season sets in, learn how to keep your family safe from outdoor burn hazards.