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Fueling the front lines for 60 years—and counting

'If you keep working, you don’t realize the concept of age. You never miss a beat,' Butterworth Hospital chef Ollie Robinson, 84, says.

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‘We are so blessed’

After Don Westhouse suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while water skiing, it took a team to bring about a remarkable recovery.

‘Think with a plant slant’

These handy tips can help you size up proper portions and introduce healthier ingredients in your diet.

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‘A very precious gift’

Dennis Bergstrom marks the 300th lung transplant for Corewell Health West.

Patient Story

‘It was time to do something’

Excess weight and chronic pain plagued Jill Dykhouse, 34, for years. Bariatric surgery and a new lifestyle have set her on the path to wellness.

Patient Story

‘I’m not one to sit’

After years of pain, knee replacement has helped a Michigan woman, 66, return to an active life.

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‘It’s so joyous’

For Dixie Schultz, 85, the diagnosis of a rare autoimmune disorder finally opened the pathway to a dramatic recovery.

New year, new bundles of joy

Babies in West Michigan and East Michigan bring bright possibilities for the year ahead.

Your top stories of 2022

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers your daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘The best sleep I could remember’

Linda Cole suffered from sleep apnea for years—until a tiny device changed her life.

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How Kathy got her smile back

Amid her fight against cancer, a Muskegon woman restores her hope—and her hairstyle—in a visit to a special salon.

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Tiny babies in ugly sweaters

Premature babies in the NICU get dressed up for the holidays.