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‘When life throws you lemons’

Health coach Angie Chandler overcame her pandemic doldrums to inspire herself and others with an outdoor neighborhood fitness squad.

‘A mask is the way to do this’

It can help protect the most vulnerable from sickness, infectious disease specialists say.

A herald for heroes

The Michigan National Guard's 126th Army Band treats Spectrum Health team members to an unforgettable afternoon.

Nursing classrooms transform into an annex hospital

A long-standing preparedness plan allows Spectrum Health to use a Grand Valley State University building as an off-site medical space, should the need arise.

Are you able to recognize heart attack symptoms?

Millions of Americans are unable to do so and therefore less likely to seek help when trouble arises.

The power of a pack

If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Lamenting the noisy neighbor

Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.

Walking Fido is doggone good for your health

A host of benefits are unleashed for older folks.

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