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

‘The tumor is just melting away’

A 10-year-old girl's fight against a rare cancer brings her to West Michigan for precision treatment.

Off to college?

A new routine and a new life away from home can be stressful for many young adults. Try these helpful tips to manage anxieties.

Patient Story

Kids conquer the diamond

Minor League baseball team puts patients from children's hospital in charge for one special night.

Patient Story

No place like home

A rare sarcoma brought Gary Zacharias into the doctor’s office—and he found not just healing, but a special connection.

Patient Story

‘Forever changed’

Battling fatigue and heart trouble, Tim DeGeest learned he had a rare genetic mutation—and he'd need a heart transplant to survive.

Dive into DASH, MIND or Mediterranean

These three diets are heralded for their many benefits, including an ability to help fight disease and inflammation.

Patient Story

‘In good hands’

A fast-acting surgery on a ruptured hemangioma pulled Victoria Beauregard back from the brink.

How to fight lower back pain

Diet and lifestyle changes—and a critical look at your workplace setup—could help put you on the path to healing.

Patient Story

A heart for art

Amid a battle with cancer, Diane Meyer returned to her artistic roots. "Once you get into the art, everything else goes away," she says.

One step at a time

Want to make a big impact on your health? Sit less and move more. Even a small amount of daily physical activity can make a difference.

Patient Story

‘It was a wonderful year for us’

A breakthrough discovery and new chemotherapy medication give new hope to the family of an incredible 3-year-old.

Time to evaluate those veins?

Laser therapy and other treatments can help patients say goodbye to bothersome spider and varicose veins.