Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Do you know your ‘body time’?

Easy and accurate assessment of a patient's internal clock could potentially help doctors treat more than just sleep disorders.

Patient Story

Pedaling away from pain

Jerry VanStrien, 57, biked across the country after a vascular procedure cured his chronic pain and leg problems.

The cat’s meow: the emotional boost of cute videos

It turns out, watching Grumpy Cat can make you less grumpy.

Boots shopping 101

Top 10 tips from a foot doctor to help you pick the right pair for winter.

Die-hard sports fans put hearts at risk

Study: Sporting events may lead to a spike in adrenaline for certain spectators and, in some cases, heart attacks.

Patient Story

A virtual voyage on a treacherous Sunday

Remote video conferencing lets patients stay home as they connect virtually to doctors for diagnosis.

4 habits for better food choices

Pre-plan meals to reduce the amount of temptation you face when making decisions.

Miracles of life, marvels of technology

Much about pregnancy and childbirth is the same today as it was generations ago—but there are plenty of tech gadgets to keep things interesting.

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Seeking Volunteer Spirit

They share time, joy and talents. They help visitors find their way along unfamiliar hallways, sooth newborn babies, and offer cheer to diffuse worries. We salute our more than 2,300 volunteers with this special Health Beat series.

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Eating the Mediterranean Way

Did you know eating a Mediterranean diet could prevent or even reverse metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors for heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes?

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Humans of Spectrum Health

Who are the people behind the lab coats, scrubs and name badges? What experiences have made them who they are today? This series shows the human side of the caregivers who are proud to call Spectrum Health their work home.

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