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athletes.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Finish line moments

Raised arms and smiles mix with a little pain as River Bank Run participants reach their finish line.

Patient Story

Upping the game

A new strength and conditioning program aims to help young athletes fine-tune their agility and safety in the pursuit of peak performance.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

Don’t hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

Study: Wristbands are often imprecise

Doctors say that if you're a heart patient, you should not rely on these devices for an accurate reading.

Patient Story

MSU coaches play doctors for the day

Michigan State University head coaches and athletic administrators visit Spectrum Health patients to see what it’s like to be a doctor, nurse or child life specialist.

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