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Should You Go To the ER for a Mental Health Emergency?

It’s not always the best choice for behavioral and nonmedical emergencies, but metro Detroit agencies and partial programs can help

Socialization Therapies at Michigan Hospitals Help Address Kids' Emotional Needs

Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety

How Going Vegan Helped Me Treat Chronic Skin Disease

While there is no cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, changing the way I eat helped me heal after years of suffering and misdiagnoses

Does Flotation Therapy Work?

For the active, distracted, and routinely high-strung, it can offer a deeply healing experience. Believe me, I tried it.

ADHD in Women Often Misdiagnosed

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder usually manifests differently, making diagnosis difficult for those unfamiliar with the symptoms

Erasing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated

Champion For Children

Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills

Clearing The Air

Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues

Curing Implicit Bias

How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it

Sign In or Log Out?

Experts weigh in on all the pokes, posts, and pictures that make up social media.

Caregiving Canines

Man’s best friend can also play an important role in health care.

Top Chiropractors 2016

From a Dark Place

After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles

Erasing the Past

In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind

Life in the Cadaver Lab

For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing

Road to Recovery

Whether they find solace in 12-step programs or a different approach, former addicts find their own paths

The Battle Within

On the outside, lupus patients may appear fine, but on the inside, they are in pain.

Work Time Workouts

Chained to your chair? Here are some ideas to get fit while at the office.

Delayed Reactions

Allergies can develop at any age, and some symptoms are nothing to sneeze at

Stressed-Out Nation

Studies find financial problems top the list of causes, escalating health risks. So what can we do to ease the burden?

Wake-Up Call

Long- and short-term effects of sleep disorders go beyond just feeling groggy

Top Chiropractors 2015

Taking It Outside

Don’t let a little wintery weather put a deep freeze on your workouts

New Traditions

Don’t procrastinate. Start the year off right with a hike, walk, or ride in a Detroit-area park.

Winter Chase

Don’t let snow, ice, or overcrowded gyms keep you from exercising. Here’s the gear you’ll need to be an all-weather warrior.

Fresh Prescription

Instead of pills, doctors prescribe fruits and vegetables through a program that unites health care with local food systems.

From Sci-Fi to Fact

Emerging medical applications of intricate 3-D printing techniques are changing — and saving — lives

Rx For the Next Generation

First graduating class tests Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s approach to prepare future physicians

Conscious Consumption

Are you a social, only-on-the-weekends kind of drinker? Even occasional alcohol habits matter more than you think.

Late Bloomer

One woman decided to get fit at 49. Twenty years later, she's living proof of the power of exercise.

About A Bean

Soy has been knocked off its pedestal. But is it really all that bad? It depends on whom you ask--and what form you eat.

A Mission for Medicine

For 24 Detroit-area health care providers, a trip to Kenya revealed their limitations — and renewed their calling to help others

Top Chiropractors 2014

Healthy Choices

Through the uniting power of food, advocates committed to improving outcomes in Detroit

Rethinking Resolutions

Having trouble sticking to your exercise routine? Choosing an alternative workout could be the answer.

Top Chiropractors 2013