Healthy You

Healthy You

Get Fit: Puppy Pilates

12:30 PM, Feb 9, 2014

Local pharmacy providing testing for strep and flu

12:09 PM, Feb 9, 2014

Traditionally when you get sick, you have to go to the doctor to get diagnosed.  Then you go to the pharmacy to fill the prescription.

Getting the most flavor from your meats

2:57 PM, Feb 7, 2014

During the winter time, many of us look forward to the days when the sun is shining, the air is warm and we can grill outside.

Preserving the tastes of winter

2:46 PM, Feb 7, 2014

Most people in West Michigan may be looking forward to the time when the snow is gone, but that could take some time.

Spectrum, VAI announce new heart program

1:02 PM, Feb 5, 2014

The Van Andel Research Institute and Spectrum Health announced a new program today bringing cutting edge heart research to Grand Rapids.

5 Foods to help you slim down

9:04 PM, Feb 2, 2014

We're a month into 2014 and many people might be finding it difficult to stick to their New Year's resolutions to get fit.

First bionic eye surgeries happen in Michigan

9:04 PM, Feb 2, 2014

It sounds like science fiction, but the first surgeries to implant a type of bionic eye into patients have happened here in Michigan.

Concern over mercury dental fillings

9:03 PM, Feb 2, 2014

A filling material used by dentists for more than a century is now the topic of concern because of one of the ingredients, mercury.

Go Red for Women Fashion Show

9:03 PM, Feb 2, 2014

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.

Warning signs of frostbite

4:19 PM, Jan 28, 2014

Women get S.A.D worse than men

8:21 AM, Jan 24, 2014

One of the side effects of the season is appropriately called S.A.D or Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Reducing the amount of plastic you use

8:20 AM, Jan 24, 2014

We use them to carry our groceries or to store our food. Plastic is everywhere.

CDC: Michigan has widespread flu activity

8:18 AM, Jan 24, 2014

Michigan has joined the majority of the country with widespread outbreaks of the virus.

Mercy Health Saint Mary's receives honors

7:43 AM, Jan 20, 2014

Saint Mary's was one of 1,324 hospitals participating in Leapfrog's 2013 annual survey, which the organization used in determining what it believes are the nation's top 55 urban hospitals, top 22 rural hospitals, and top 13 children's hospitals.

Kent Co. reports first flu deaths of season

6:13 PM, Jan 16, 2014

 The Kent County Health Department is reporting the first flu-related deaths of this season.