Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

Patient Story

‘Nothing short of a miracle’

Medical teams from two hospitals work through the night to save the lives of a mother and her newborn child.

Patient Story

‘I just love what I do’

A longtime OB-GYN has built a legacy that spans generations for families in West Michigan and beyond.

Get your workout mojo back

The best time to start? Yesterday. The second-best time? Today.

5 ways to boost your metabolism

As the years add up, your body slows down. What can you do to keep those calories burning?

Patient Story

‘It’s a mystery’

Little Kaleb Rietema is full of surprises. It began on day 1, when he defied the best-laid plans for his birth.

15 ways to keep your glow

Not looking forward to winter? Neither is your skin. Check out these tips to ensure your body's largest organ stays in tip-top shape.

Mammograms save lives

Following a breast cancer screening program can provide a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease.

Achieve good health during the holidays

Make a plan today to avoid the pitfalls of this merry, yet sometimes stressful season.

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safe winter on the slopes.

Patient Story

Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

The subtle art of rejuvenation

Facelifts and invasive procedures may be a thing of the past as men and women turn to botox, fillers, peels and other techniques less harsh on the body—and the pocketbook.

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