Joining your kid on the playground slide? Think again

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb.

September 25, 2017 0

Golf carts’ use is spreading, and so is danger to kids

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries.

September 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Take your sweet old time’

One out of four Americans fall every year. Use these 6 tips to help yourself (or others) avoid accidents.

September 19, 2017 2

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

September 15, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘You’re one in 1,000’

After suffering severe injuries in a car-deer accident, Linda Ball stages a recovery that impresses her family and medical team.

September 15, 2017 3

Throat bacteria linked to bone and joint infection in kids

Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections.

September 14, 2017 0

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

September 10, 2017 2

Too much TV could cost you your mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability.

September 7, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Wonder’ kid gets a new jaw

A 16-year-old boy has a new look and better function following pioneering facial reconstruction surgery.

September 6, 2017 13

‘God allowed me to have this disease’

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

September 1, 2017 7

Back to school means back to sports

An athletic trainer offers her top tips to ensure student athletes avoid injuries.

August 31, 2017 0

Don’t hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

August 26, 2017 0