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.

Soup-er satisfying

A dietitian offers 4 reasons to put the familiar comfort food on your menu.

Glimmers of hope

Spectrum Health has successfully treated more than 10,000 patients battling COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Experts urge precautions.

‘Bringing a little bit of joy’

Toy Express delivers more than 500 new toys to children staying at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Your tiny tots have their eyes all aglow. Make sure this upcoming holiday season’s hot toys won’t backfire in their hands.

Patient Story

‘Thank you for taking incredible care of me’

Cora Healy, 1, fights through RSV like a superhero.

10 tips for healthy holiday recipes

Give fruits, veggies and whole grains the attention they deserve—and be ready to make some simple ingredient swaps.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ rides again

A stroke suspended Gray Rushin’s cross-country bicycle journey with 1,700 miles to go. Two years later, he returned to Michigan to finish the trip.

On war footing

As Michigan battles a record spike in COVID-19 infections, doctors drive home the importance of vaccines as a leading defense.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Shop smart at winter markets

Even in cold weather, farm markets deliver freshness and flavor. Make it a nutrition bonanza.

9 tips to navigate the holidays

COVID-19 continues to present challenges this season—but you can still enjoy the festivities with a few precautions top of mind.