Binge drinking is after your kids

Take a stand for safety and sobriety with your teens before it's too late. Make underage alcohol and binge drinking a family conversation now, while it can still help.

May 22, 2015 0

Immune system changes with the seasons

Phenomenon could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others.

May 20, 2015 0

When in doubt, call your doc

Get the right care at the right place by calling your primary care provider for advice, even when you know the office is closed.

May 19, 2015 2

FDA ready to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

Health officials announce studies from other countries show such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply.

May 15, 2015 0

Do you know the risk factors for breast cancer?

You should. Combining this knowledge with a healthy lifestyle could save your life.

May 15, 2015 0

From running back to giving back

Jackie Zagers, widow of NFL running back Bert Zagers, excels in the volunteer field.

May 15, 2015 0

Don’t give this fad lip service

A physician who restores smiles says the Kylie Jenner Challenge could lead to permanent disfigurement.

May 14, 2015 2
PATIENT STORY

3 steps to ‘Oh, what a relief it is’

Experts offer ways to get relief from frequent acid reflux.

May 14, 2015 0

Have heart problems? Watch the protein

Bacon and eggs are yummy, but diets rich in animal protein have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes.

May 14, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Whitecaps wow kids

'This is the most fun he’s had all week," one mom says about the baseball players' visit with her son at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

May 12, 2015 6

Why weight-loss surgery leans toward women

Despite their male counterparts, ladies may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity.

May 12, 2015 0

3 steps may boost healthier eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal.

May 11, 2015 0