Lungs, Breathing & Sleep

Health problems that affect breathing or sleep can lead to fatigue and lethargy that disrupt your daily routine. Understand your lungs and respiratory system—and what you can do to help yourself.

‘I feel really blessed’

Health care team members receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

Stronger in 2021

Take steps now to give up smoking and other harmful habits.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2021 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

‘A light at the end of the tunnel’

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic sees a steady stream of Spectrum Health medical team members.

‘A magnified effect’

COVID-19 hits especially hard for those with diabetes. Experts offer tips to reduce your risk of serious illness.

Don’t be left behind

As a physician, and as someone who has lost loved ones to COVID-19, I urge you to consider getting the vaccine as a way to help us defeat this deadly virus.

Check early, check often

For men, regular screening and early detection are essential in battling the top three cancers.

Patient Story

Love, Julie

Mourning the death of their mother to COVID-19, a family donates iPads to help other patients stay connected to their loved ones.

COVID-19: When to seek medical care

Here are tips to help you know when to call your doctor or go to the emergency department.

‘We are making history right now’

Five health care team members become the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Spectrum Health.

Patient Story

‘I just lay in bed and cried’

As a healthy, active 43-year-old nurse, Melissa Jones never expected COVID-19 to hit her so hard.