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.

Kids can drown quickly and silently

Prevention is key, and CPR offers the best chance for neurological recovery from a near-drowning incident.

The unbreakable link

As research on the brain-body connection continues to mount, it adds up to one indisputable fact: Exercise remains essential to cognitive performance.

Patient Story

‘I refuse to quit’

Partially paralyzed by a spinal stroke, Kevin Hanlon is determined to run a 5K.

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

Medication will be used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy.

Smoking and diabetes linked to calcium buildup in brain

Risk factors affect the part of the brain that plays an important role in short- and long-term memory.

Patient Story

‘I could feel God’s hand’

Barbara Kladder suffered the type of brain aneurysm that often kills people. With faith and family, she's back to work and thriving.

Non-drug migraine treatments often ignored

Cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, relaxation techniques and biofeedback may reduce symptoms by 50 percent.

Patient Story

Once blind, her eye can now see

After a woman suffers a stroke that affects her retina, hyperbaric medicine treatments help restore vision.

How much exercise helps the aging brain?

Ultimately, any activity is beneficial to thinking skills. The key is to keep moving.

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

Ward off heart disease with fish

These omega-3 rich foods moderately lower risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and sudden cardiac death.