10 doctor-approved tips for runners

Improve your times and overall health with these suggestions aimed at both beginner and elite athletes.

Exercise an antidote for aging

Strong evidence encouraging people to commit to regular exercise is a viable solution to living healthier.

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

Blood pressure check? There may be an app for that

New phone case invention, using high-tech 3-D printing and "force" sensor, feeds and converts data via smartphone app.

World's biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

Sunny days in youth may mean better odds

Lower levels of vitamin D have been associated with a rise in risk for multiple sclerosis.

Don't forget the fridge

As you spring clean, reach back into the far recesses of your refrigerator—it may surprise you what ancient purchases lurk within.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

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From the heart

Nearly 1 in 100 babies each year is born with a congenital heart defect. Currently up to 1.3 million adults are living with congenital heart disease. In this heart-warming series, we share the stories of Congenital Heart Center patients who refuse to be defeated.

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Smile, baby!

A pediatric plastic surgeon pioneers a technique to repair cleft palates that leads to better speech and jaw development for children.

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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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