The one to beat

Health Beat racks up the accolades, earns national kudos just months after its launch.

July 31, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

A thief in the night: Restless legs

Hank Post gets relief—finally—from the relentless sleep disruption of this vascular disorder.

July 31, 2015 1

Standing all day at work takes a toll

Similar to sitting all day at work, standing may also have long-term health consequences.

July 31, 2015 0

School’s out, fattening behaviors are in

Kids eat more sugar and watch more TV over summer vacation.

July 30, 2015 0

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

A high-protein diet is fine for rapid weight loss, but is it sustainable? Nope—and it's also dangerous.

July 29, 2015 3

High school band classes boost teen brains

New study suggests music instruction helps students excel in school.

July 29, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Superheroes make a super visit

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital celebrates Christmas in July with a surprise visit from Spiderman and Batman.

July 28, 2015 1

First nonsurgical cataract treatment unveiled

Eye drops sound a whole lot more appealing than surgery.

July 28, 2015 0

Light up the night

Hot air balloons and sky lanterns light up the night to raise money for Children's Miracle Network and Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

July 25, 2015 0

Just fore the health of it

Spectrum Health helps promote healthy lifestyles at week-long Meijer LPGA Classic events.

July 24, 2015 0

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

July 24, 2015 0

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

July 23, 2015 0