Ottawa County ranks 45th in the state when it comes to percentage of students waived.
Even as Michigan health officials urge vaccinations amid a measles outbreak that now counts 41 cases, residents opposed to mandatory vaccines converged on Lansing Thursday to deliver a message of their own to lawmakers.
Families have an opportunity to connect with resources and meet other families in West Michigan.
The number of confirmed cases of the measles reported in Michigan so far this year is the highest since 1991.
Health officials are encouraging people to take precautions against a stomach bug that’s circulating in our area.
Spring Lake native meets family of donor who gave him his new heart.
As Sid Sybenga lay in critical condition following a cardiac arrest, an innovative lung treatment gave his family hope for his recovery.
Researchers recently conducted a study to determine the prevalence and severity of food allergies among adults in the United States.
‘I worked myself all the way up to eight insulin shots a day,’ noted a veteran from West Michigan who has since turned his health care journey upside down.
A suburban Detroit woman and Chicago man are recovering in a Chicago hospital following rare triple transplant surgeries that gave them the healthy heart, liver and kidney each needed — and a new friendship they never expected.
Emma Roberts has received more than 4,500 Christmas cards since late November. It began as a social media campaign by a fellow Brighton resident who wanted to boost the 13-year-old's morale.
Car accidents were the No. 1 cause of death of children and teenagers in 2016, according to a new University of Michigan study published in the News England Journal of Medicine.
The event will take place at Snug Harbor, 311 S. Harbor Ave., Grand Haven, from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday.
Terri Gasaway has a positive perspective when it comes to life and her health.
The most recent data show that 3 million school-age children — including more than 600,000 middle school students — have tried vaping.