Dim the lights to help your child fall asleep

Evening light exposure, with its melatonin-suppressing effect, may increase the likelihood of sleep disturbances in children.

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

Can you eat your way to better asthma control?

Dietary components such as fruit, vegetables and fiber have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties—key elements of a healthy diet.

Patient Story

Easton Hirdes: Boy wonder

His story could be a Hollywood double for the movie, "Wonder." Like the main character in that film, he has overcome the odds and found his place in public school.

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

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A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

U.S. smoking rate hits all-time low

The down side is that vaping is taking off. Those who vape still get nicotine, plus other chemicals.

The bad news: Sleepless nights haunt 1 in 4 Americans

The good news: Most who suffer a bout of acute, new-onset insomnia will recover and go on to gain restful slumber.

Kids can drown quickly and silently

Prevention is key, and CPR offers the best chance for neurological recovery from a near-drowning incident.

Americans’ obsession with sugar starts in infancy

Added sugar can influence a child's food choices and impact their health later in life.

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‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Kids with asthma need a flu shot

Children with influenza have a 37 percent higher chance of not responding to their breathing treatments.