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shortness of breath

Is it allergies?

As the pollen starts to fly, an immunologist shares tips on how to tell the difference between seasonal allergies and COVID-19 symptoms.

Patient Story

‘I’m feeling better and better’

A Kalamazoo woman becomes West Michigan’s first participant in a clinical trial that may reduce COPD flare-ups and improve quality of life.

Patient Story

‘I am at peace’

A new interest in an old treatment helped a Michigan woman stay home with her husband during his final months.

Patient Story

‘It didn’t sound right’

A young mother's chance encounter with a physician assistant leads to the unexpected discovery of a dangerous heart condition.

COVID-19: When to seek medical care

Here are tips to help you know when to call your doctor or go to the emergency department.

Patient Story

‘I have my life back’

Kathy Hoseth battled inexplicable chest pains much of her life—until she finally found the cardiothoracic surgeon who could remedy her condition.

Patient Story

‘Heading south quickly’

David Stults developed popcorn lung after exposure to dangerous food chemicals. He's now hitting the school circuit to teach students the dangers of vaping similar substances.

Patient Story

‘It’s very scary to have this’

Corey Ledin Bristol felt short of breath. He never dreamed it could lead to a short life.

Patient Story

COPD: One family fights back

Sharing a common diagnosis, sisters come together to fight the encroaching disease through pulmonary rehab.

Patient Story

‘We were lucky’

How a medical resident with a knack for forming relationships helped a "tough guy" welder battle pulmonary embolism.

4 percent of Americans suffer from food allergies

Most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat.

Patient Story

‘Do I need to call 911? Are you OK?’

Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.