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Letter from the Editor, November 2018

Doctor's Orders

“Detroit’s Got Soul”

Letter from the Editor, September 2018

This Time, I Really Mean It

Letter from the Editor, August 2018

(Not So) Great Expectations?

Letter from the Editor, July 2018

Thanks for Making Me Look Good!

Letter from the Editor, June 2018

Not To Sound Like A Broken Record, But ...

Letter From the Editor, May 2018

Meet the Robot Helping to Save Real Lives

SimMan 3G is improving health care one mannequin at a time

Special Needs Patients Find Comfort With Local Dentists

Adults with developmental disabilities often struggle to get dental care — but not at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland

The Former American Idol Contestant Who Is Singing in Remission

Manny Torres on music, faith, and his recovery from testicular cancer

Be Careful Before You Spritz Your Perfume – You Could Be Breaking the Law

According to a local court ruling, overpowering fragrances are an infraction of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Hot Topics in Health

An emergency training workshop, healthcare for Detroit’s homeless, and the aftermath of Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria

An Hour With ... Carmen McIntyre

Chief Medical Officer, Michigan Department of Corrections

Local Eye Doctors Make the Case for Limiting Your Children's Screen Time

A closer look at advanced technology’s effect on kids' vision

Woman to Woman: A Candid Conversation on Body Image

Producer Alyonka Larionov and plus-size model Leah Vernon discuss their struggles with eating disorders

Charcoal: A Health ‘Hack’ That Actually Works?

A local doctor weighs in on a trendy ingredient

A Work in Progress

Letter from the Editor, Steve Wilke, April 2018

Life Support

Letter from the Heath Guide Editor, Lyndsay Green

Contributors: Health Guide 2018

The Art of Yoga

A local instructor on Crohn’s disease and her path to healing

Could the Best Medicine Be Growing in Your Backyard?

A local herbalist on plants grown in southeast Michigan and their health benefits

Inside the Former Apple Orchard Where Local Athletes Train Like Olympians

Peabody Ice Climbing in Fenton offers enthusiasts the rush of the summit

What a Local Support Group Taught Me About Brain Injury Awareness

Hour Detroit's Health Guide editor on the uplifting way the Brain Injury Association of Michigan assists grieving caretakers for survivors of traumatic brain injuries

Detroit’s Inferiority Complex? Not Any Longer.

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: March 2018

Contributors: February 2018

Love (and Steam) Is in the Air

Trust, but Verify

Letter from the Editor

Why Abdul El-Sayed's Run for Governor Is for Real

Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?

Contributors: December 2017

Shop Early... and Shop Local

Letter from the Editor

Let’s Go Shopping for a City!

Letter From the Editor

Those Who Can, Do

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: October 2017

All Things Strings

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: September 2017

More Stories to Chew On

Letter From the Editor

Along for the Ride

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: July 2017

Rookies and Veterans

Letter From the Editor

Sit Back and Get Uncomfortable

Letter From the Editor

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

TAVR Offers Less-Invasive Alternative for Open-Heart Surgery

Henry Ford doctor says he believes procedure will become standard for patients older than 65 in the next few years

Keeping Pace with Mobility

The ability to move is associated with long-term health and well-being, and the stakes are even higher for older adults

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

The Pain Points of Fibromyalgia

If You Seek a Hidden Gem, Look About You

Letter from the Editor

How to Find Work-Life Balance

Carving out the right amount of time for your professional and personal life doesn’t have to feel like a circus act. Here’s how to find a better path

Erasing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

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

Royal Oak Doctor on Mission to Help Families Make Healthier Choices

Pilot program aims to fight childhood obesity through grocery store tours, school nutrition classes, and health screenings

Virtual Reality Check

Local health professionals are using gaming technology and other apps to analyze pain, educate students, and more

Memorable Meals

Letter from the Editor

We're Not Gonna Fake It

Letter from the Editor

Things On Our ‘To Do’ List

Letter from the Editor

Spreading holiday cheer … eventually

Letter From the Editor

Putting on a Political ‘Party’

Letter From the Editor

The Way It Was

Contributors: October 2016

Better Care for ‘Nobody’

Letter From the Editor

Hallowed Ground

Fifty years ago this October, The Grande Ballroom became Detroit’s brick-and-mortar embodiment of the sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll era

Designs on Detroit

Annual festival looks to the future

Rockers and Soccer (and Chickens, too)

Letter From the Editor

Beyond Barbecue

For more than just table-top grilling, Chung Ki Wa in Sterling Heights dishes up authentic Korean fare

Politics of the Plate

Local pop-up focuses on educating diners through worldly cuisine

What’s Old is New Again

In Detroit’s faded Chinatown, the Peterboro takes Asian cooking to new and delightful heights

Coneys and Pasties and Pizza, Oh, Fudge!

Letter From the Editor

Takin' it to the Streets

Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition

After Aaliyah

Fifteen years after her untimely death the Detroit star still matters, but her legacy is in question

The Way It Was

A Tale of Two Michigans

A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time

Northern Light

The Rev. Joan Ross keeps the faith, fighting for families and residents in one of Detroit’s oft-neglected neighborhoods

No-Frills, Fine Food

A small but mighty Spencer is making an impression on the Ann Arbor restaurant scene

An Hour With... Michael Poris

We talk with the architect and co-founder of McIntosh Poris Associates

Molly's Picks

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Still Reeling?

Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives

Old School Meets New School

Old school meets new school

The Way It Was

Few images suggest the lackadaisical days of summer better than this photograph of the Harvey C. Jackson family

Just Window Shopping … But What a View!

Letter from the editor

Finding a Better World

Psychedelic Healing Shack of Detroit aims to help others heal themselves and the community

Branches on the Evolutionary Tee

Born from a desire to change the city’s image, the Detroit pride T-shirt has grown into a fashionable summer essential

Crowning Achievements

Letter from the editor

Model Citizen

A maritime history collector is preserving the lore and legend of Downriver’s commercial shipping history, one replica at a time

Great Idea!... (It Will Never Last)

Letter from the editor

Good Reads

The Motor City stars in recent books

Stop and Smell the Cube Steak

Green Cuisine

Local cardiologist brings vision for healthy and delicious plant-based food, craft cocktails to downtown Ferndale.

The Quest for a Family

New techniques and research offer advanced fertility options for prospective parents.

Wellness Over Weight Loss

A poor understanding of diet and exercise can lead to a cyclic pattern of acting upon myths.

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.

When to Scale Back

Frequent self-weighing by teens could be a signal they’re struggling with depression.

Hot Treatment

As more extreme cold therapy centers open in metro Detroit, clients turn to cryotherapy for everything from aches and pains from a workout to improving their mood.

Color Me Happy

Adult coloring books offer a low barrier of entry to creative expression, relieve stress.

When Roles Reverse

As Michigan’s aging population grows, so does the number of adults caring for their parents.

Accessing Care for Autism

New Medicaid age extension and progress in Michigan give parents relief.

The Way It Was

On Opening Day in 1911, the Tigers locked horns with the Chicago White Sox during a raging snowstorm.

Yes, I really did vote for that

Letter from the Editor