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Acacia shared her high school graduation ceremony with two special guests—a doctor and dietitian who helped her through kidney disease and a transplant. Good Attitude, Positive Attitude, High School Graduation, Graduate School, High School First Day, East Grand Rapids, Choosing A Career, Pediatric Nursing

‘Her spirit is just unbreakable’

Acacia shared her high school graduation ceremony with two special guests—a doctor and dietitian who helped her through kidney disease and a transplant.

Rick Andreen celebrates a Christmas dream come true—the freedom to breathe. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart And Lungs, Waiting List, Florida Travel, Team S, Lunges, Breathe, Freedom

‘We’ve got a set of lungs for you’

Rick Andreen celebrates a Christmas dream come true—the freedom to breathe.

Don’t let mealtimes fall flat with stale, stodgy recipes. Get your kids involved—and get creative. Healthy Snacks For Kids, Healthy Eating, Types Of Snacks, Whole Wheat Bread, Banana Slice, Ice Pops, Slice Of Bread, Diet And Nutrition, Junk Food

Smiling treats, happy eats

Don’t let mealtimes fall flat with stale, stodgy recipes. Get your kids involved—and get creative.

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders. Carrie Johnson, Third Shift, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sick Kids, Childrens Hospital, Pediatrics, Disorders, Blood, Cancer

Horses make house calls

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders.

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one. Unique Mothers Day Gifts, Happy Mothers Day, 5 Gifts, Best Gifts, Recipe Organization, How To Be Outgoing, Place Card Holders, Health, Gift Ideas

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

Safe exercise routines can help you tamp down anxiety and boost your immunity. Outdoor Workouts, Easy Workouts, Organic Energy Drinks, Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Spine Health, Trying To Conceive, Dukan Diet, Fitness Gear, Fitness Hacks

COVID-19: Staying fit and healthy

Safe exercise routines can help you tamp down anxiety and boost your immunity.

Try these four Zen tricks from a neuropsychologist to keep your cognition on track. Impact Of Stress, Mental Health Nursing, Old Person, Memory Problems, Health Psychology, Positive Self Talk, Best Brains, Thinking Skills, Brain Health

Less stress, better brain health

Try these four Zen tricks from a neuropsychologist to keep your cognition on track.

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Untether with 5 easy exercises

Sitting at your computer for hours on end is a sure path to pain. Step away with some simple, weight-free activities.

An allergist gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos. What Is Positive, Decongestant, Spring Tree, Seasonal Allergies, Make Good Choices, We The Best, Go Outside, Health, Health Care

Fight the sneeze—safely

An allergist gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Dawn Dipzinski counts her blessings after surviving a life-threatening, heart-stopping emergency. Heart Catheterization, Compartment Syndrome, Heart Function, Bypass Surgery, Hematology, Heart Failure, Heartburn, Blood Vessels, Heart Disease

‘My whole artery went poof’

Dawn Dipzinski counts her blessings after surviving a life-threatening, heart-stopping emergency.

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely. Blanket Fort, Indoor Play, Home Activities, Playground, Have Fun, Health, Kids, Children Playground, Young Children

'Can we please go play?'

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely.

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving. Chronic Lung Disease, Learn To Fight, Oldest Child, Small Baby, Second Baby, Baby Born, Nicu, Foster Care, Love At First Sight

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.

A dietitian shares her top advice: Those 'miracle' ingredients are readily available in a well-balanced diet. Keto Supplements, Nutritional Supplements, Sources Of Carbohydrates, Arthritis Foundation, Types Of Arthritis, Magnesium, Lean Protein, Balanced Diet, Vitamins And Minerals

Sports supplements—worthy or wasteful?

A dietitian shares her top advice: Those 'miracle' ingredients are readily available in a well-balanced diet.

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks. I Am Statements, Controversial Topics, Can You Help Me, Be With Someone, Body Language, Health And Safety, Behavior, Conversation, Health Care

9 ways to handle face mask conversations

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks.