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

‘My life is a blessing’

A clinical research study opens the door to a cure for sickle cell disease for a new group of patients.

Patient Story

‘This really makes our kids smile’

An emergency department nurse delivers bright bundles of love on Valentine’s Day.

‘Definitely getting better’

COVID-19 numbers continue to improve across West Michigan.

Patient Story

‘Something special’

Five-year-old Louis Ribbens and his parents have undergone quite a journey of the heart.

Game day? Think ‘health forward’

A culinary medicine expert offers some handy tips to keep your snacks from running afoul.

Patient Story

‘Worth it in the end’

After adopting a healthier lifestyle, a 50-year-old Michigan man sheds pounds—and much of his medication.

‘Cautiously optimistic’

As COVID-19 positivity rate continues to drop, vaccination for age 5 and under nears approval.

Flu shot? Better late than never

Even midway through flu season, the vaccine can deliver added protection.

How to avoid wintry mishaps

Whether you're skiing the trails or shoveling snow, these simple precautions can help you stay on your feet.

Is that processed?

A dietitian offers tips for eliminating problematic foods and replacing them with whole, natural foods.

‘Better and better each day’

As the COVID-19 positivity rate steadily declines, there's optimism for the weeks ahead.

Smiles on skates

As the end of his cancer treatment nears, a 7-year-old boy is treated to a surprise unveiling of a backyard ice rink.