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

12 tips to prep you for spring activity

Try these pro moves to spare you from sore muscles, injuries as the weather heats up.

May 10, 2015 0

When cancer gets complicated, there’s no time to lose

Learning your mom has cancer? Awful. Getting a second opinion that saves her life? Priceless.

May 10, 2015 0

‘Cruise ship’ bug can spread by air

Current norovirus containment strategies may need adjusting due to new threat.

May 10, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Baby goes home from the NICU

After 52 days at the hospital, baby Stefan is strapped into his car seat and driven home for the first time.

May 8, 2015 1

Tread carefully

7 things you can do to prevent treadmill injuries

May 8, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Scared of skin cancer?

Don’t put off getting your moles checked, cautions Audra Brummel, a 27-year-old melanoma patient.

May 7, 2015 1

Whooping cough booster loses oomph

Research reveals that a booster shot of the whooping cough vaccine given to preteens loses a large measure of effectiveness within a few years.

May 7, 2015 0

Sleepwalking parents likely to have sleepwalking kids

Research indicates that more than 60 percent of children with two sleepwalking parents go on to develop the condition themselves.

May 6, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Harmonizing hope

Music therapists, with an assist from the Grand Rapids Symphony, help cancer patients reduce pain and anxiety.

May 4, 2015 0