• Tips To Help You Sleep Better

    Podcast

    Struggling to get good shuteye? Could too much stress, electronics use or a sleep disorder be to blame? In this Healthy Life Talk podcast, lifestyle medicine experts discuss healthy habits for getting the quality Zzzs you deserve....

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  • The Lowdown on Millennials & High Blood Pressure

    Article

    Editor's note: This is part two in a series on health & millennials. Check out part one: Are More Millennials Living With ADHD . When you think of millennials, yoga, Zen and universal wellness might spring to mind. After all, they're considered to be the most educated and con...

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  • Are More Millennials Living With ADHD?

    Article

    Editor's note: This is part one in a series on health & millennials. Check out part two: The Lowdown on Millennials and High Blood Pressure . While they say they’re healthy, millennials might not be faring as well as they believe, according to a report from Blue Cross Blue Sh...

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  • Healthy Chat: Boven Birth Center

    Video

    Boven Birth Center is the destination for beautiful birth experiences. Dr. Dana Kraker, Ob/Gyn Associates of Holland, talks with Kirk Cousins about the recent renovation and expansion of the lakeshore’s destination birthing center. From comfortable mother-baby rooms to advanced t...

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  • Being Present During the Holidays

    Article

    ’Tis the season for spending. In 2019, the National Retail Federation’s survey of holiday spending estimates the average American will shell out about $650 on gifts. According to Gallup, this number is closer to $950. While gift giving is a meaningful tradition, there’s another w...

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  • Get the Most Out of Your Fitness Gadget

    Article

    Slap a Fitbit or Garmin on your wrist and get in shape. If only fitness was that easy, right? While exercising regularly requires dedication and effort––whether you’re wearing a fitness tracker or a smartwatch––following these tips can help you reap the most from your workouts: W...

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  • Discover Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

    Podcast

    ’Tis the season to be jolly—and to overindulge. But you can avoid the weight gain that often accompanies the holidays and still savor what's on your plate. Jacqueline Murray, RD, explains how in our latest Healthy Life Talk. Learn More ....

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  • Will I Need an Episiotomy?

    Article

    An episiotomy is no longer recommended for all moms-to-be in all cases. Here’s what to know about this once-routine childbirth procedure: What is an episiotomy? An episiotomy is an incision made through the area between the vaginal opening and anus (perineum) during childbirth. F...

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  • Caregivers: 6 Tips to Take Care of You

    Article

    Whether you have a loved one with a long-term or sudden illness, or an aging parent who needs your caregiving assistance, you’re far from alone. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance , more than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older. While feel...

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  • 5 Ways to Fight the Flu

    Article

    It may seem like just a bad cold, but the flu's effects can be far more serious. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. are hospitalized every year due to influenza, and in 2018 alone, about 80,000 Americans...

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