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.

Patient Story

On the move

Chronic pain had long hampered Jim Houseman's active lifestyle—until he found a new treatment plan.

Build a healthy brain—at any age

Lifestyle changes and brain-boosting activities can help bolster cognitive health well into your later years.

8 simple steps to better health

Small changes in diet and lifestyle can reap big results in the long haul—but you have to commit.

The Irish Jig goes big

Thousands brave brisk temps and a light drizzle to welcome the return of this festive 5K in West Michigan.

‘This disease doesn’t define me’

For Austin Gossard, 16, a multiple sclerosis diagnosis came 'out of the blue'—but he's still full steam ahead on a bright future.

The perfect matcha

Want to brighten up your caffeine routine? Green tea and matcha offer the pick-me-up—with added benefits. 

Patient Story

‘Catch me if I fall’

For Tim Brouwer, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis felt devastating—but it also opened him to a world of hope and kindness.

Want to train for a triathlon?

These 10 tips from a doctor who has been there can help you prepare for race day.

Patient Story

‘Exciting possibilities’

Parents, grandparents and caregivers assemble their time and talents to help a Michigan boy in his battle against a rare form of epilepsy.

Asparagus, it’s your time to shine

How to make the most of spring’s healthiest stalks.

‘Never quit quitting’

At age 40, Jeff VanderVeen's health troubles prompted him to take action—he kicked the habit and hit the slopes.

Battling menopausal weight gain?

Learn what you can do to combat the turmoil—and maintain a healthy weight.