Getting to the root of health
Functional medicine practice uses food as medicine.
High-tech ‘smart fitness studio’ is smart choice for West Michigan
If you think The Exercise Coach is just another garden-variety workout facility, think again.
Hello Yoga finds its space
Yoga is about getting in touch with your body and mind, and that’s exactly what Allison Steele did.
Perrin Brewing to host ‘Bend and Brew’ at the pub
Perrin Brewing Company is inviting the public to come enjoy yoga and beer at its pub during two events this fall.
Rehab hospital offers chiropractic care
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital now offers chiropractic services as a new treatment option for patients.
An emerging trend, doulas guide people through their end-of-life journey.
Health departments report first omicron variant case in Kent County
Local health officials reported the first COVID-19 omicron variant detected in Kent County.
‘Green Wednesday’ ushers in holiday shopping weekend
Like many retailers, Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, marks one of the biggest sales days of the year for cannabis dispensaries.
Pop-Up Fitness Takes Your Workout to the Beach
Getting bored with simply adjusting the incline on your treadmill to get a better workout? Looking for reasons to explore the coast this summer?
Off to a running start
Women hoping to complete a half marathon, 10k or 5k as part of their New Year’s resolution will have some additional resources at their disposal thanks, in part, to people like Sammie Bennett.
Fifth Third River Bank Run Offers Top 10 Tips for Winter Training
Ever since she volunteered in 1987, the Fifth Third River Bank Run has become a part of Lauralee Mathieu’s identity. Now working as the operations director for the run, Mathieu manages all the operational aspects, such as planning the event and course layout and overseeing the setup, safety, and security for the race.
Dr. John’s receives national recognition for export contributions
A West Michigan company received national recognition over the weekend for its contribution to expanding U.S. exports overseas.
Pet dental care
Dental health is a very important topic, one that I believe isn’t spoken about often enough.
Study ranks Michigan 4th best state for family mental health
A new study compared all 50 states for their friendliness to family well-being and ranked Michigan in fourth place.
Experts say suicide is preventable.
CHC shares trauma-informed practices
As the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) looks ahead to World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the organization is emphasizing the importance of mental health while caring for those who have experienced medical trauma.
Treat Yo’ Self at New Day Spa
Self-care is all the rage currently and now there is a new way for Grand Rapidians to treat themselves.
Start Your Thanksgiving Day with the Turkey Trot
Lace up those running shoes before you sit down to a Thanksgiving feast, the Grand Rapids Turkey Trot takes off at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
Opening the Mind with Psychedelics
Transformative experiences with unconventional medicine led Paul Austin, a Grandville native and Hope College graduate, on an unconventional career path.
Doctors’ appointments go virtual
Telemedicine services are growing and projected to continue — even after COVID-19.