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.

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Don’t forget your flu shot

Although overshadowed by COVID-19, influenza is still circulating and can cause serious illness.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet.

Patient Story

‘Couldn’t have been placed in better hands’

When a cardiac arrest knocked Mark Erickson off his bike, the perfect passerby saved his life.

An apple a day…

This popular fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Making the leap

Ready to step up your running game? A sports medicine physician has tips to help you meet your new goal.

Patient Story

The art of mechanical medicine

Robot-assisted surgery helps a Newaygo, Michigan, man get back on the move.

Two COVID-19 milestones

Spectrum Health administers 1 million tests and delivers 500,000 vaccines.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn will soon arrive, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Patient Story

A painful pop

When a 14-year-old injured her knee playing softball, surgery and physical therapy helped her on the path back to playing sports.

‘It continues to throw curve balls’

An infectious disease specialist explains rising cases of COVID-19 and the impact of the delta variant.