Neuroscience

The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.

Patient Story

‘We’ll get through this’

Jack Hood, 14, can't control his muscles due to dystonia. Neurologists hope deep brain stimulation can help him.

Caring for the caregiver

While tending loved ones is a blessing, make sure to reserve energy for your own well-being. A psychotherapist shares her top tips for how to find the balance.

‘A light at the end of the tunnel’

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic sees a steady stream of Spectrum Health medical team members.

Help yourself by helping others

The time and talents you invest in your community may come back in dividends for your health and happiness.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

6 steps to a better mindset

Thoughts awhirl with worry? Try these creative strategies to help you find the bright side of life.

Patient Story

‘I’m doing better’

After a stroke left him unable to speak, a Michigan business leader has found new hope with speech therapy.

Mindfulness: Live in the present

Learning to redirect your mind can offer a sense of peace during this pandemic.

COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

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.

Depressed? Time to talk

Snub the tired stigmas—be ready and willing to engage in conversation with those who struggle with mental health problems.

Patient Story

‘OK God, I see the rainbow’

A respiratory therapist battles back from crash injuries to treat her patients once again.