A HealthBeat Special Series

Building HealthierCommunities

Healthier Communities dedicates $6 million each year to community programs for underserved individuals. They focus on improving children’s health, reducing infant mortality, and helping at-risk adults prevent and manage chronic disease.

Health Beat Special Series

Super foods for a super pregnancy

Key foods for a healthy mom and baby.

Patient Story

What to expect when mommy’s expecting

Sibling classes help kids prepare for the new baby in the family.

Healthy food donations

Would you eat what you donate?

Programa Puente finds home in the heart of local Latino community

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities looks to the future.

Patient Story

‘I feel better than I have felt in years’

After years of struggling to gain control over her health, Marian O’Gorman turned to Core Health for help.

As easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

This list of "do's and don'ts" can lead to improved health—but you don't need to tackle them all at once. Small steps reap big rewards.

Patient Story

Prescription for change

A new program gives low-income, chronically ill patients greater access to what they've been missing: Fresh fruits and veggies.

Move more, baby

Tips for a safe and active lifestyle during your pregnancy.

Patient Story

New dads gettin’ classy

Dads on Deck gives soon-to-be fathers a place to learn from those who have come before them.

Unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

Tap into the key things caregivers must know.

Patient Story

Battling a bundle of blues

'I want other women to know there's a light at the end of the tunnel and you can make it through it,' shares a mom who's been there and back with postpartum depression and anxiety.

Sound the alarm

Minorities are at much greater risk of developing diabetes, but early action can make all the difference.