Digestive Health & Disorders

Digestion is a fascinating and complex process. Knowing the ins and outs of your digestive system can help you better understand what to eat (and what to avoid) to maintain digestive health, as well as what to do when something goes wrong.

Explore these 7 new reasons to garden

In patio pots, backyards or community gardens, a little time in the dirt delivers unexpected health benefits.

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

‘A brand-new man’

With an assist from robotic surgery, doctors help a Michigan man overcome decades of gastroesophageal pain.

Patient Story

‘Call on us for help’

After three years of their son battling discomfort after mealtimes, a family found relief with plant-based nutrition.

Patient Story

‘I can do this’

After a fight with rectal cancer, Mary Hannon is stronger than ever.

Need vitamin D?

There's a fairly good chance you're not getting enough of the sunshine vitamin.

Spring has sprung—dig in!

A homegrown garden isn’t just about fresh food. It’s also time well spent on health and fitness.

Patient Story

‘An investment in yourself’

A Michigan phlebotomist made the leap with bariatric surgery—and she's now down almost 100 pounds.

Never Eat Soggy Waffles

Remember that fun acronym for points of the compass? It can also point you to some helpful tips for handling picky eaters.

Patient Story

‘I am at peace’

A new interest in an old treatment helped a Michigan woman stay home with her husband during his final months.

Keep it simple, sipper

Steer clear of drinks laden with sugars, flavoring, artificial sweeteners and color. A glass of water will always win.

Help kids build healthy habits

A pediatrician offers tips for parents as they aim to help children reach a healthy weight amid a pandemic.