Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.
The Schneider family faced profound questions about their daughter’s developmental differences. Advances in genetic testing finally revealed answers.
Yoga practitioners have long touted their craft as a path to optimal health for mind and body. Now researchers agree—there's a curious power to the downward dog.
On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.
The speed of your strength-training workout is a strong indicator of your overall health—and could hint at your possible lifespan.
Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.
Avoid flimsy footwear to keep calluses and injuries at bay this summer.
Want to trim down on saturated fat, but still gain protein and nutrients? Develop an eye for leaner cuts and grass-fed varieties.
Cancer survivor Caroline Laney learns firsthand how humans and machines are working together in the operating room.
If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.
Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.
Follow these tips for proper storage and disposal to help safeguard your kids.
A partnership between two Michigan hospitals proved instrumental in saving a Traverse City man who suffered a stroke.
Excessive doses of vitamin D can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can trigger kidney damage.
That magical hour after a baby is born is called the golden hour—and for good reasons.
If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.
A diagnosis of cancer—every parent’s nightmare. For the Hoffman family, it was a mountain to climb, but one they tackled with the help of everyday heroes.
Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.
For two years, prolapse brought Coleen Venema to a near standstill—but then she found a doctor who could put things back together.
Under-the-tongue pills, which gained FDA approval five years ago, have seen widespread acceptance.