Caped crusaders captivate kids

Superheroes rappel off the side of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, coaxing smiles and cheer from the patients within.

October 30, 2015 3
PATIENT STORY

‘We didn’t think he would survive’

4-year-old Jazir Westerfield undergoes dialysis at home every night as he awaits a kidney transplant.

October 26, 2015 9
PATIENT STORY

Becoming Liz

How bariatric surgery, running and dieting helped a young woman lose weight and find herself.

October 23, 2015 2

Want healthy? Go the whole way

Fruits, vegetables and unprocessed foods are packed with nutrition and deliciousness.

October 20, 2015 0

Calcium supplements tied to kidney stone risk

But don't stop on your own if your doctor recommends them. Ask.

October 19, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It was not a choice’

Adopting children with a rare blood disorder brings two families together with a noble purpose.

September 28, 2015 0

The golden decade

Folks in their 50s benefit from low-dose aspirin.

September 28, 2015 0

Is ‘do nothing’ weight loss in our future?

Researchers discover a way to turn bad fat cells good, but expert says the magic pill is still a ways off.

September 24, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Organ donation inspires ArtPrize entry

A kidney donation at age 2 saves artist's life, encourages him to spread the word.

September 24, 2015 0

Diet sodas to lose weight? Not likely

Don't do it. Low-calorie sodas ultimately sabotage your efforts.

September 20, 2015 0

FDA makes food safer in wake of outbreaks

New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities.

September 16, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Every day is a gift’

After her cancer diagnosis, Kim Tuzzolino discovers the secret to life and happiness.

September 14, 2015 3