Posts from Marie Havenga

PATIENT STORY

‘Do I need to call 911? Are you OK?’

Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.

April 28, 2017 0

Dive into your gene pool

Worried about cancer? A $249 genetic test could ease your mind.

April 23, 2017 3
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‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

April 7, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m not a quitter’

Larry Whitten rolled into pulmonary rehab in a wheelchair. He walked out using the stairs.

April 3, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

March 31, 2017 3
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Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

March 28, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

‘Coming here is like assurance’

Moms-to-be with similar due dates enjoy learning and laughing in CenteringPregnancy program.

March 24, 2017 0
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A winning team

A pediatric plastic surgery patient enjoys honorary status at a Griffins hockey game, joined by the surgeons who treated her.

March 23, 2017 0

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

March 18, 2017 13
PATIENT STORY

Less pain, more gain

Spectrum Health athletic trainers help large companies cut down on work-related injuries, boosting productivity and profits.

March 17, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

March 15, 2017 5
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A ‘journey to heaven’

Todd Alward, diagnosed with ALS four years ago, is preparing to die.

March 13, 2017 42