Not all plant foods are equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease.

July 26, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘We are so excited’

A boatload of toys motored up to Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to brighten patients' days.

July 25, 2017 2

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

July 25, 2017 0

Many Americans unaware of this year’s heavy tick season

But most understand the dangers of being bitten by the disease-carrying parasites.

July 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Haunted by the heart

Those of Dutch descent may have specific genetic associations to a heart disorder that can cause sudden death.

July 24, 2017 8

Dozens of potential Alzheimer’s meds in the pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003.

July 24, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Holy guacamole, that hurts!

Avoid ‘avocado hand’ injuries by following these 5 chef-approved steps to properly pit and cut your wonder fruit.

July 23, 2017 1

100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease.

July 23, 2017 0

Exploring a dietitian’s grocery cart

Here's a hint: There aren't a lot of packaged and processed foods piled inside.

July 22, 2017 0

How to dodge summertime threats

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping.

July 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Lookalikes get matching surgeries

Identical twins June and Joan, 68, surprise their surgeon by showing up for the same robotic procedure.

July 21, 2017 0

4 ways to look younger longer

Put the brakes on wrinkles.

July 21, 2017 0