Patient Story

‘God blessed me with a miracle baby’

Becky Powers tried for five years to get pregnant. She finally did, but the swine flu nearly killed her and her unborn baby.

7 mistakes that can boost your blood pressure reading

Who knew that a full bladder or being chatty could bump up your numbers?

Pregnancy’s itchy palms, itchy feet

A little-known condition during pregnancy comes with some telltale signs.

Add heart check to annual lady doc visit

Gynecologists are uniquely qualified to identify and treat conditions that may increase women's risk of heart disease or stroke.

Patient Story

Falling into place

Breast cancer survivor Mary Rottier has joined forces with her therapy dogs to deliver a message of hope and healing.

Make life with dementia better

Someone develops dementia every three minutes, but too many face it alone and feel socially isolated.

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

Ditch the golf cart. Your aging knees won’t mind

Bottom line: Walking the course is significantly better for your health.

Winning at the finish

Runners fill the streets of Grand Rapids to test their fitness and endurance during multiple competitions.

Too much social media may harm a woman’s body image

Such sites often put false images in your field of vision, whether you opt for them or not.

Patient Story

‘A light at the end of that tunnel’

Midlife triggered a complex set of women’s health issues for Molly Davidson.

The cold truth about migraine headaches

Early humans' ability to adapt to cold temperatures may have contributed to the differences in the prevalence of migraine headaches that exist today.