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.

Safety ahoy

Kids and their families love boats. Here’s how to keep everyone safer on the water.

Beware the microbiome killers

Fried foods, refined sugars and other highly processed items wreak havoc on gut health.

Build a safer summer campfire

As the warm season sets in, learn how to keep your family safe from outdoor burn hazards.

Patient Story

Winning for others

Helping others is often the best medicine. Rehab patients know this firsthand—they're using game points to feed families in need.

Try these 3 fresh veggies today

A dietitian offers her top tips for preparing these summer favorites.

Tackle foot pain with a plan

The best way to ward off plantar fasciitis? Build healthy fascia muscles.

Walk for your health

A simple exercise program that involves walking can do wonders for your fitness.

Top 10 surprising menopause symptoms

Hair loss, sleep problems and bladder issues are among the many lesser-known effects of fluctuating hormones.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to get better’

Bariatric and back surgery helped a Muskegon man lose weight—and gain a new life.

‘There are no safe fireworks’

Burn center experts worry summer festivities may lead to an increase in backyard bonfire and explosion injuries.

Patient Story

‘Pure joy and celebration’

Eight-month-old Axle enjoys a special luau in the NICU prior to going home after a lengthy hospital stay.

Patient Story

A lifesaving transition

Adrien Gleason embraces his identity as a transgender man, with support from family and help from his medical care team.