PATIENT STORY

Small horse, big smiles

Young patients and their families meet Charlie, a miniature therapy horse, during a summer fun event at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

July 7, 2015 10
PATIENT STORY

When wheezing takes a wrong turn

Kate's family makes sure her asthma stays under control so she can be the energetic kiddo who is 'passionate about everything she does.'

July 7, 2015 0

Value of arthroscopic knee surgery questioned in older adults

'The bottom line is that arthroscopy only takes out torn, damaged tissue; it does not put anything back,' expert says.

July 7, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Gardening is therapy

'We're providing an opportunity for our patients to do therapy in a natural setting without them knowing they're in therapy.'

July 5, 2015 0

Could brain scans help guide treatment for OCD?

Neural activity can point to patients who'll benefit most from psychotherapy.

July 5, 2015 0

Teen girls susceptible to overuse sports-related injuries

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive-use problems in young athletes.

July 4, 2015 0

Fat no longer the focus of dietary guidelines

'We really need to sing it from the rooftops that the low-fat diet concept is dead.'

July 3, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Heart patient delivers on promise

Gino shares the secret sauce of life and recovery after open heart surgery.

July 2, 2015 4

Breath-holding games are dangerous

CDC warns that even seasoned athletes can drown.

July 2, 2015 0

Pack your food and go with these 6 safety tips

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

July 1, 2015 1

Running for a reason

Jim Trout runs 163 miles across Michigan to help keep kids safe and healthy.

June 30, 2015 2

Waist training a waste of time

A new fad of using corsets to cinch the waistline is catching headlines, but doctors say it's dangerous and superficial.

June 30, 2015 0