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Wellness

Go easy on the ice cream

It's a lovely summer treat on occasion. As a daily indulgence, it's the fast path to busting your diet.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

Dried and true

Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.

Make room for legumes

The lentil, in particular, provides a mighty dose of protein and minerals.

Patient Story

A graduation to remember

When a rare condition forced Komonte Hassel to miss his high school graduation, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital teamed with his school to deliver a personalized ceremony.

When life hits you like a hurricane

Menopause symptoms mixed with life challenges can lead to a swirl of negativity. Read how one woman is back to smooth sailing.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

‘Jumping rope makes exercise fun’

Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.

Build a cholesterol-busting diet

DNA will always have a say, but don't underestimate the healing power of healthy food.

The 10-minute battle

For those suffering arthritis, short walks each day can deliver pain relief and pave the way to independence.

Growing threat for vets: Heart disease

A long-running CDC analysis has found veterans ages 35 to 70 suffer cardiovascular conditions at a greater rate than non-veterans.

The magic 8 for triceps training

Push-ups and dips are among the best exercises to engage these muscles.

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