The upside to milk

Researchers dive into dairy fat to better understand its effects on diabetes and heart disease. The good news? Butter isn't so bad.

Does dementia run in your family? Take a brain test

Study finds link between ancestors' health history, memory changes.

Up early? You’re a rare bird

Researchers suspect about 1 in 300 people classify as extreme early birds—in bed by about 8 p.m., up by 4 a.m.

All in the genes

Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.

Study: Active body shapes agile mind

An active lifestyle is a surefire way to help maintain a clear, healthy mind well into your later years.

8 healthy grilling tips

Try these tasty cookout options that'll have friends and family saying, "More, please."

Patient Story

‘Whatever I have to do, I’ll do it’

Diabetes diagnosis motivates Nikki Moon to change her lifestyle.

Want to keep sharp? Stay social

Social activity during midlife is linked to better memory and reasoning skills.

King of the hill

Greenville’s own Micah Bouman wins Spectrum Health Danish Dash.

The power of community

Feel like you're alone and adrift amid hot flashes and menopause? Friends and family—and your health care provider—should be ports in the storm.

4 steps to a healthier home

Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.

Want protein power? Give peas a chance

Split yellow peas are particularly potent in the protein department—and they pack a major dose of fiber, too.

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