America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

PMS and the blues

There's help available for women experiencing menopause symptoms related to mood.

Patient Story

‘It’s been a grind’

For Diana and David Vos, life after stroke hasn’t been easy. But perseverance has brought the couple a long way—and they’re not giving up.

Patient Story

‘I would never go anywhere else’

A distance of 150 miles couldn't separate one expectant mom from regular appointments with the midwife who guided her through four pregnancies.

A soda-stroke link?

New research suggests older women may be at especially high risk if they consume several artificially sweetened beverages each day.

Patient Story

Finding a rhythm

When it came time for doctors to repair her damaged artery, knitting aficionado Betty Houtman found solace in her craft—and is now living more vibrantly than ever.

Patient Story

An unwelcome ‘pop’

Surgery to repair a prolapsed bladder puts active Northern Michigan 60-year-old back on the road to adventure.

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

Let’s talk about sex

Don't hesitate to bring forward your concerns, because there are solutions.

Ovarian cyst? Consider ‘watchful waiting’

Study: Most women can simply be monitored over time for benign growths, rather than undergoing surgery.

The directive on deltoids

A slipshod workout routine can easily strain the front deltoid muscle. Learn to stave off injury with carefully targeted exercises that work all parts of the shoulder.

Patient Story

‘We’re going to figure this out’

For Brenda Tuttle, unlocking the secret to her searing shoulder pain took persistence, an empathetic PA and a skilled neurosurgeon.

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