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

‘His music is missing’

While mourning her father's death from COVID-19, a daughter shares their story in hopes of helping others stay safe.

An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Patient Story

‘Easy breathing’

Following a grim diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis, George Welte's age didn't keep him from getting a life-saving lung transplant.

Selecting sneakers? Choose wisely

The right sneaker can improve performance. The wrong one can lead to serious health consequences.

Patient Story

‘I’m a real big believer’

Chad Russ, a former vaper, relies on the power of communication and support to keep his nicotine addiction in check.

Patient Story

‘We are supposed to grow old together’

With great determination—and with the gift of new lungs—John McKay begins a new life with his wife and family.

Patient Story

Need a flu shot? Curbside is the way to go

Drive-up vaccinations are now available at more than 40 Spectrum Health locations across West Michigan.

Patient Story

‘Do not ignore the warnings’

Migrant farmworker Quirino Mejia has spent much of his summer in the hospital for COVID-19 treatment. He shares a cautionary message.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

‘We’re still in this’

Almost six months into the COVID-19 battle, Blodgett ICU team members continue the fight. Together.

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

Patient Story

‘I wish I’d done this years ago’

James Root overcame his longstanding aversion to weight-loss surgery and regains the active life he'd missed out on for nearly two decades.