Patient Story

Eric Wild’s wild ride

Martial arts practitioner who ‘died three times’ credits his medical team and the love of his life with saving his life.

The joy of fitness

When you're motivated by pleasure over fear, your wellness journey will inevitably lead you to regimens that keep you coming back for more.

Top 7 migraine myths

They're a real and debilitating problem for millions of us, yet misunderstanding persists. Here are the facts.

Fearless prospectors

Ten teens headed into the California wilderness to find courage in the face of hemophilia. A Michigan nurse with the same disorder helped show them the way.

The pecking order to plants

Over time, consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods can lower the risk of death—as long as you also steer clear of animal-based meats and unhealthy treats.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Patient Story

‘I collapsed like Jell-O’

Paralyzed by Guillain-Barré syndrome, Rich Toole found his way back to mobility through intense physical therapy and unyielding positivity.

Patient Story

‘One last chance’

A rare, eleventh-hour cardiac ablation procedure saves a retired firefighter’s life.

Rethink those sleepy Saturdays

If you've been sleep-starved all week, a weekend in bed isn't likely to restore your energy reserves. A consistent schedule can put you back on track.

A tiptop bottom

Squats and other mainstays will get your backside looking great, but there are plenty of ways to vary your glutes workout.

Daytime fatigue? A nap could help

An afternoon rest has its distinct advantages—but watch out for the downsides.

Patient Story

Eager to breathe

An Ionia man becomes the first in Michigan to undergo an innovative new treatment for severe emphysema.

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