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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.

Parenting in a pandemic

Set realistic goals for your family in these difficult times—and pencil in some quiet moments for yourself.

Mourning in the time of COVID-19

While the past year delivered much loss, it has also highlighted the importance of grief—and how it comes in many forms.

‘I feel really blessed’

Health care team members receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Patient Story

‘A fresh start’

A baby girl arrives a few days early to claim the title of first baby of the new year at Spectrum Health.

Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

Stronger in 2021

Take steps now to give up smoking and other harmful habits.

Building the home gym

It's easier than you think to assemble a low-cost fitness area that delivers solid results.

Pandemic weight gain? You’re not alone

Explore these helpful tips from a dietitian and an athletic trainer about how to shed the pounds.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2021 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

Caring for the caregiver

While tending loved ones is a blessing, make sure to reserve energy for your own well-being. A psychotherapist shares her top tips for how to find the balance.

‘A light at the end of the tunnel’

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic sees a steady stream of Spectrum Health medical team members.

Help yourself by helping others

The time and talents you invest in your community may come back in dividends for your health and happiness.