Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

Patient Story

Joined at the hip—and knees

For one Michigan clan, joint replacement has been a family affair overseen by longtime doctors and the family's nurse.

Patient Story

Holding hands with a chimpanzee

When Susie developed an odd lump on the back of her wrist, hand surgeon Peter Jebson, MD, made a house call to the zoo.

Patient Story

Chasing the next adventure

After a motorcycle accident and two hip surgeries, Antonio Kilgo gets back on the open road—but sees life with new eyes.

Patient Story

Uncommon resolve

Pompe disease had no treatment when doctors diagnosed Tasha Veinbergs. Treatment arrived and her future brightened.

Patient Story

Big smiles

As he prepares for college, a teen takes time out for an innovative surgery that gives him a new jaw.

Build muscle with the right diet

Eat these 6 foods to be a stronger you.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

Patient Story

‘An unbreakable spirit’

Born with a bone disorder that leaves her vulnerable to fractures, 9-year-old Addilyn won’t let life slow her down.

6 tips for stylish (and healthy) heels

A doctor shares her suggestions for how to protect your feet while still kicking up the fashion.

Patient Story

‘A 5 percent chance of living’

After battling back from a devastating brain injury suffered in a car crash, this young man walks side-by-side with his mom as he stakes claim to a new life.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Subscribe to Health Beat

Join our mailing list and we'll deliver our best stories to your inbox, for free!

We'll never share your email with anyone else.

You have Successfully Subscribed!