Patient Story

Randy’s game plan

A powerful team approach—patient, doctor, dietitian—helped Randy Remenap get his diabetes and weight gain under control.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

‘It’s heartbreaking’

COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on Black and Latino communities in West Michigan, reflecting longstanding systemic health and social inequities.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

What’s making you snore?

A sleep doctor identifies possible causes and remedies to help you get the Zzz's you need.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

Patient Story

‘A brand-new life’

When a spot showed up on David Kidder’s lung X-ray, he turned to a minimally invasive approach for his biopsy and surgery.

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

‘These COVID-19 wins’

The ICU team celebrates as patients graduate from the unit—and draws strength and knowledge to help care for others.

Patient Story

‘Tears of joy’

Holsey James battled his way back from cancer and cardiac arrest to earn a spot on the lung transplant waiting list and a renewed life.

Patient Story

‘It’s great to be back in our office’

After weeks of focusing on urgent medical needs and virtual care, patients and providers are glad to be able to return to in-person visits for routine care.

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