Women's Health

A woman’s life stages can arrive with profound physical and emotional changes. We’ll take you through every stage, offering advice, expertise and understanding.

Ready for your kettlebell workout?

This simple, affordable piece of equipment can work wonders for strength-building.

Patient Story

‘I’ll be able to beat this’

A year after his surgery for appendix cancer, Gene Barnard marks the occasion with an ambitious 100-mile bicycle ride.

Patient Story

‘You can’t let this get you down’

Confronting an aggressive blood cancer, Colleen Ransome persevered with fast-acting treatment—and an enduring positivity.

How to help your elderly neighbor

A geriatric medicine specialist offers tips on helping older residents through a long winter.

Enjoy those merry meals—in moderation

There's no reason to stress about your diet at the holidays, even if you have diabetes. A good plan and a bit of mindfulness can help.

When work hurts

Learn to recognize overuse and repetitive motion injuries—before they become chronic.

Manage the holiday hustle

Don't let pricey gifts or busy schedules take over your season.

Patient Story

‘I’m not one for being laid up’

New hips—with two different surgery approaches—help a 76-year-old Belding woman spend active time with her grandkids.

Strengthen your defenses

To bolster your immune system, don't look to supplements—aim for vitamin-rich foods and an active lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘Don’t quit quitting’

After many failed attempts to quit, Janet Hale found success when she connected with the Lifestyle Medicine smoking cessation program.

‘Take a break from scrolling’

Try these 6 simple and fun activities to get your family up and moving—even when you're stuck indoors.

Build happy, healthy joints

If you're struggling with joint pain, try an anti-inflammatory diet—and make time for exercise.