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Get the Lowdown on Your Pelvic Floor

Thursday, 06 November 2014 04:44
One in three women are impacted by a pelvic floor disorder. Many women silently live with pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) that could be successfully treated. Read more...
Van Andel Research Institute is pleased to host Nobel Laureate Michael S. Brown, M.D., who in October will give the special scientific seminar A Century of Cholesterol and Coronaries. Read more...

Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5K

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:40
Registration for the third annual Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5K race is now open! Thousands of women will flood the streets of downtown Grand Rapids on April 19, 2015, as they participate in the largest women's-only half marathon and 5k race in Michigan. Read more...

Get M Powered!

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 05:56
Atkins, paleo, cardio, strength-training, fasting, cleansing ... There are so many health fads out there, it's hard to know what's worth your time, money, and willpower. Expert evaluation and guidance can make all of the difference in getting results, as well as in establishing healthy living patterns that are sustainable for the long term. Read more...
Dr. Brad Bengtson, director of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, Grand Rapids, has been named Best of Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon four years running by Grand Rapids magazine readers, and named to the list of Best Doctors in America® for the past eighteen years. Read more...

Playing it Safe on Craigslist

Monday, 11 August 2014 09:56
Your son is no longer playing the trumpet, your daughter has outgrown her bike, and you have an old couch to get rid of before the new one arrives. Craigslist is one of the most convenient ways to sell unwanted items, but meeting with a complete stranger to complete the transaction could be a bit unnerving. Read more...
If you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting back to sleep, you're not alone. The National Institutes of Health estimates that twenty-five to thirty percent of Americans suffer from insufficient sleep. Read more...

Migraines: Pain and Frustration

Monday, 16 June 2014 12:44
The aura: Tunnel vision, dizziness, sensitivity to light, and other symptoms may warn you that it's coming. Lasting from four to seventy-two hours, a migraine headache may involve nausea, blurred vision, lightheadedness, and throbbing pain. Migraine headaches' cause, treatment, and prevention continue to be something of a medical mystery, and the lack of answers is a major source of frustration for many sufferers. Read more...

Real Men Cook & Eat Healthy

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 10:09
June is Men's Health Month, and what better time to get cooking than summer, when the produce is ripe and the grill is calling? Read more...

Skin Care and Summer

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 05:48
The last of the snow is gone (at least in West Michigan), we’ve caught glimpses of spring, and summer seems mere moments away! While sun and fun may be appealing, don’t forget to prepare and take care. Here are a few tips on giving your skin a break this summer. Read more...

 

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