Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

World's biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

Don't forget the fridge

As you spring clean, reach back into the far recesses of your refrigerator—it may surprise you what ancient purchases lurk within.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Patient Story

Luck o' the early colon cancer diagnosis

Stephanie Schlueter will walk the Spectrum Health Irish Jig for the fourth time on March 17, but her first as a survivor.

Weight loss, the tie that binds

Apples don't fall far from the tree—kids will prioritize fitness if parents set the tone.

Doctors relax diabetes goals

New guidelines add some slack to long-term blood sugar targets—but diabetes is still a widespread problem in the U.S.

Tree rings for humans?

Researchers suspect certain oxidative markers in a person's urine reveal the body's biological age.

When diabetes strikes earlier, it's deadlier

Type 2 in young people can lead to a more aggressive disease with more complications.

Low-fat diet vs. low-carb: And the winner is...

An important aspect of weight loss is finding an eating pattern that meets nutritional needs while also limiting calories.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through until summer.