Health in Grand Rapids, MI

Police said foul play is suspected in the death of a physician who was found dead last week in his Beachwood, Ohio, home, according to

CMS issued a proposed rule Aug. 9 that would make sweeping changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, including overhauling the way ACOs share in risks and rewards.

Hot weather isn't always a breeze—but there are ways to brave the inevitable stormy days.

Wearing glasses is crucial for success in school for children who need them. Follow these steps to get your child to actually wear their glasses.

Northwestern Medicine is laying off 60 IT staffers after it launched a new health records system in March, according to the Chicago Tribune.

It can be chaotic prepping the kids to go back to school. Caryn, mom of three, shares her tips for making this season an easier back-to-school.

Having a plan and emergency kit ready to go can help you navigate a crisis more effectively and make sure your eyes are taken care of.

Official Website: Ben was critically injured in a Sept. 6, 2016 crash that severed his leg and broke multiple bones. A semi-truck ...

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is expanding its services to help a growing number of athletes in West Michigan.

You’ve been doing Olympic lifting for a while. Or stocking tall shelves. Or cheerleading, throwing your partners overhead. Everything was great! Until suddenly, it wasn’t. Ice and ibuprofen didn’t …

Items low on the index can keep levels in check and ensure long-term payoff in weight loss.

June 14, 2018 by kidstra
Parents! Take this quiz: In which month is sun protection for infants and young children especially important
a) June b) July c) August d) September
1. The (maybe surprising) answer: a) June. Many adults erroneously associate sun problems with hot weather and believe that serious sun protection is not necessary until the hot summer months of July and August. In fact, weather has nothing to do with sun intensity. In June, the sun is directly overhead and the…

Kendall Hicks was critically injured in an Oct. 5 accident near her Deford, Michigan home. With hard work, family support and expert care at Mary Free Bed, Kendall has made tremendous strides through inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation. Read her story to learn more.

Learn how Mary Free Bed child life specialist Mariah Bruff uses therapeutic play and educational techniques to help young patients adjust to the hospital setting and reduce their anxiety during medical procedures and therapies.