Patient Story

‘We had to help you’

When a retiree collapsed at the gym, two bystanders jumped in to help save him.

10 exercise tips from a pro

Here are ways to make your fitness commitment last all year.

Half of Americans trying to slim down

Having a plan that is "practical, achievable and maintainable" is key.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

850 million people worldwide have kidney disease

But most people don't realize that kidney disease is a major health issue.

5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Some salads are healthier than others

The house and garden varieties tend to be fairly basic—lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions—and good bets if you're watching your weight or calorie intake.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

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

For fat loss, focus on aerobics first

Cardio will help you drop those extra pounds, our expert says. But don't forget about weight training, too.

Pack the right footwear for summer vacations

The type of holiday you go on will determine the type of shoe you need.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

The sitting epidemic

Could corporate America keep employees from having their butts glued to their chairs for nine to 10 hours a day?