Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

Tip the scale in your favor

Monitoring your weight daily can help you today and in the long term.

Patient Story

The hundred-mile journey

After a dozen foot surgeries and a decade-long battle with a pressure ulcer, a Michigan woman undergoes one last surgery and lands on her feet.

More green space = a healthier heart

Neighborhoods with more vegetation tend to have lower levels of stress.

Make it a Mediterranean holiday season

You don't need a cruise ship or flight to enjoy the benefits of this delicious diet—these foods are at your neighborhood grocery.

Study: Drug halves breast tumor recurrence

Women with HER2-positive cancer generally have a favorable outlook.

Patient Story

‘A piece of comfort’

A third-time mother trusts her care team when things get scary in the delivery room.

Have anemia? An app and a fingernail may be able to tell

Test accuracy is on par with currently available point-of-care tests, without the need to draw blood.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

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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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