Rockford couple call in-home dialysis a ‘lifeline’

John and Debbie in their Rockford home while John’s blood is being treated through their in-home dialysis unit. At under 100 pounds, it is possible to ship the machine to a vacation destination and do dialysis from anywhere.

Machines allow users mobility, ability to take trips and enjoy life By BETH ALTENA She said “I feel like someday when I pass on, I’ll be able to know I did something with my life. I helped somebody. I helped someone live. I can’t be a movie star.” He said, “She is pretty enough to […]

Wolverine Worldwide resources help employees keep New Year’s resolutions, get active and stay healthy

Rockford, Michigan, January 2, 2013 – Ringing in the New Year is traditionally associated with a variety of health- and wellness-related resolutions. Wolverine Worldwide, one of West Michigan’s largest employers, provides numerous opportunities that can help its employees keep those resolutions, and stay active, healthy and motivated throughout the year. Whether corporate-sponsored, organized by individuals, […]

Family Fitness Event Supports Great Cause


On October 7, 2012 your family can move for a cause. The third annual Race for Healthy Kids 5K run, walk and fun run helps encourage West Michigan families to be active together while raising money for local schools to become healthier places to learn and grow. Race for Healthy Kids is organized by West […]

Rockford doc tackles health care crisis in new book

Steven A. Mikulak, DC, CCSP

Dr. Steven A Mikulak wrote: “Who’s responsible for our health care crisis: government, pharmaceutical companies, the health care industry, or the food industry? Although each of these has a hand in perpetuating the problem, none are the true cause. The real blame lies in the individual’s poor choices and lifestyle, mostly in the areas of […]

ChoiceOne Bank, Spectrum Health join forces to combat childhood obesity

Great things happen when organizations commit to the health and well-being of their communities. ChoiceOne Bank and Spectrum Health are platinum co-sponsors of the USCA Canoe and Kayak National Championship, a community event taking place on Newaygo’s Muskegon River August 9-14. In addition to mutual sponsorship of this event, ChoiceOne Bank and Spectrum Health will […]