General Health & Wellness

It’s what we all seek, and it seems like everyone has an opinion about how to get there. We’ll help you cut through the clutter with expert insights to help you manage your family’s health and wellness needs.

On war footing

As Michigan battles a record spike in COVID-19 infections, doctors drive home the importance of vaccines as a leading defense.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Shop smart at winter markets

Even in cold weather, farm markets deliver freshness and flavor. Make it a nutrition bonanza.

9 tips to navigate the holidays

COVID-19 continues to present challenges this season—but you can still enjoy the festivities with a few precautions top of mind.

Patient Story

‘Just a tiny little poke’

“You have to be brave,” a 5-year-old girl advises after she gets her COVID-19 vaccination.

The joy of rest

You need regular breaks in your workout routine so your body can heal, rebuild and grow stronger.

Love your caffeine?

A dietitian unpacks the good and the bad of America's favorite pick-me-up.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

‘Into the wild blue yonder’

Aero Med team members draw on their military experience to offer safe and speedy lifesaving care.

Itty-bitty goals for a fitter you

Even the smallest changes can spark real gains.

Patient Story

A Halloween smash

The magic and mystery of Halloween filled the halls of Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.