Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

For fat loss, focus on aerobics first

Cardio will help you drop those extra pounds, our expert says. But don't forget about weight training, too.

July is peak time for illness from pools

Follow these tips to keep you and your family healthy this summer.

Human brain hard-wired to love fat-carb combo

Don't fall prey to the temptation of fast or processed food.

Top 10 ways to prevent GERD

If you’re willing to make a few healthy lifestyle changes, it is possible.

Americans’ obsession with sugar starts in infancy

Added sugar can influence a child's food choices and impact their health later in life.

Coffee may do your liver good

Coffee drinkers may be at lower risk for liver disease.

Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

Is your workplace making you fat?

Employers have an opportunity to improve their team members' health and increase productivity.

Kitchen towels laden with bacteria

Cross-contamination is happening, and food poisoning may result.

A granular analysis

The FDA has extended its timetable for the Nutrition Facts label rollout—but that shouldn't keep you from taking a closer look at the sugar content in your purchases.

Honey helps when kids swallow button batteries

The sugar substitute could be an effective option to provide a protective barrier in the esophagus until the item can be surgically removed.