It’s not always the best choice for behavioral and nonmedical emergencies, but metro Detroit agencies and partial programs can help
Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety
While there is no cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, changing the way I eat helped me heal after years of suffering and misdiagnoses
For the active, distracted, and routinely high-strung, it can offer a deeply healing experience. Believe me, I tried it.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder usually manifests differently, making diagnosis difficult for those unfamiliar with the symptoms
Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills
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
How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it
Experts weigh in on all the pokes, posts, and pictures that make up social media.
Man’s best friend can also play an important role in health care.
After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles
In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind
For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing
Whether they find solace in 12-step programs or a different approach, former addicts find their own paths
On the outside, lupus patients may appear fine, but on the inside, they are in pain.
Chained to your chair? Here are some ideas to get fit while at the office.
Men with prostate cancer share stories dealing with the mental side of the disease.
From fitness to stress management, Health Guide writers share their go-to picks for keeping fit and eating healthy
Michigan’s large senior population underscores need to help older residents maintain good cognitive health
Expanding use of 3-D printing technology helps doctors treat teen’s heart condition
In the past, genetic testing was often an afterthought for a woman already diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. Now, screening is happening sooner.
Advances in telemedicine may benefit patients with chronic conditions in remote areas — and cut health care costs, too
Allergies can develop at any age, and some symptoms are nothing to sneeze at
Studies find financial problems top the list of causes, escalating health risks. So what can we do to ease the burden?
Long- and short-term effects of sleep disorders go beyond just feeling groggy
Don’t let a little wintery weather put a deep freeze on your workouts
Don’t procrastinate. Start the year off right with a hike, walk, or ride in a Detroit-area park.
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.
Instead of pills, doctors prescribe fruits and vegetables through a program that unites health care with local food systems.
Emerging medical applications of intricate 3-D printing techniques are changing — and saving — lives
First graduating class tests Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s approach to prepare future physicians
Are you a social, only-on-the-weekends kind of drinker? Even occasional alcohol habits matter more than you think.
One woman decided to get fit at 49. Twenty years later, she's living proof of the power of exercise.
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.
For 24 Detroit-area health care providers, a trip to Kenya revealed their limitations — and renewed their calling to help others
Through the uniting power of food, advocates committed to improving outcomes in Detroit
Having trouble sticking to your exercise routine? Choosing an alternative workout could be the answer.