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Michigan State University

To help beat heart disease, stay upbeat

Optimistic people not only take better care of themselves, they are also less likely to suffer from the damaging effects of stress.

Need to calm down? Try talking to yourself

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in the third person helps keep emotions in check.

Mom: HPV vaccination ‘a no-brainer’

Despite social stigma, the vaccine has proven effective in fighting the virus and cervical cancer.

‘Someone to root for’

A friendship with Spartan basketball star Matt Costello lifts a 12-year-old boy’s spirits as he battles bone cancer.

Americans hold science in high regard

Majority of people surveyed anticipates new opportunities for future generations.

Patient Story

‘Mind-boggling’ recovery for toxic shock syndrome survivor

Rylie Whitten, a 15-year-old from Greenville, is stunned by the outpouring of support she received: "I'm not that special," she says.

Patient Story

Your top health stories of 2015

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

Patient Story

Slam dunk smiles

High fives and selfies. Branden Dawson is in the house.

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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