On-the-job stress relief

Take a walk.

Don’t let the heat beat you down

With these 9 tips for preventing heat-related illness, your summertime workouts will do you good, not wring you out.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.

What’s in the (pool) water?

No need to worry about picking up a yucky parasite at the pool. Just make use of these 3 simple precautions.

Could aspirin help keep Alzheimer’s away?

Study identifies a possible new role for one of the most widely used, common, over-the-counter medications in the world—aspirin.

850 million people worldwide have kidney disease

But most people don't realize that kidney disease is a major health issue.

How to start exercising when you’re out of shape

For best success, increase the length and the intensity of your workouts at a slow, steady pace.

5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Some salads are healthier than others

The house and garden varieties tend to be fairly basic—lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions—and good bets if you're watching your weight or calorie intake.

Pack your food and go with these 6 safety tips

Don't risk your health by playing 'culinary Russian roulette' this summer.

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

Patient Story

‘It’s good for everybody’s heart’

Charlie, a miniature therapy horse, visited his favorite neigh-bors in Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.