Men's Health

While women’s health often commands the spotlight, male-specific health issues deserve equal attention. Increase your understanding of risks, symptoms and conditions, and how to treat them.

Patient Story

‘Such a fire inside of him’

When life as Lucas Smith knew it ground to a halt due to an aortic dissection, it took a steady effort to start it up again.

Sweet or tart, cherries are magical

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

Tackle foot pain with a plan

The best way to ward off plantar fasciitis? Build healthy fascia muscles.

Walk for your health

A simple exercise program that involves walking can do wonders for your fitness.

Patient Story

‘It was incredible’

A groundbreaking aortic valve replacement procedure made one man's third heart surgery a whole new experience.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to get better’

Bariatric and back surgery helped a Muskegon man lose weight—and gain a new life.

Patient Story

A lifesaving transition

Adrien Gleason embraces his identity as a transgender man, with support from family and help from his medical care team.

Patient Story

‘I needed an abrupt change’

A Michigan dad with a history of blood pressure problems whittled out time for a nine-week health program—and it changed his life.

Patient Story

‘A night-and-day difference’

A total knee replacement surgery has kept this avid Michigan hunter on the move.

Patient Story

‘An amazing gift’

A Michigan dad of six becomes the first Spectrum Health patient to receive a lung transplant following a lung cancer diagnosis.

Patient Story

The robot in the room

A Michigan man with severe back pain learns how an elite bot is helping surgeons deliver ultra-precise results.

Patient Story

‘Maybe this will help other kids’

Fourteen-year-old Tara Sweet noticed her COVID-19 symptoms improving after she received monoclonal antibody therapy.