Posts from Sue Thoms

PATIENT STORY

You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

April 24, 2017 3

‘Just keep your feet up’

More than 500 kids twirl and hop through the fifth annual Jump Jam.

April 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Brave girl

A 9-year-old's collection of more than 500 beads tells a story―of medical challenges met and overcome.

April 17, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘Holy-cow-crazy awesome’

A miniature horse named Charlie brings a special brand of pet therapy to children at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

April 14, 2017 10
PATIENT STORY

When kids go global

A travel medicine clinic helps families reduce risk of typhoid, malaria and traveler’s diarrhea when visiting far-flung spots.

April 14, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Just a lucky guy’

After treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, James Gilleland says he feels better than he has in 20 years.

April 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘So happy I could cry’

For Naomi, progress after her bone marrow transplant means strawberries and bike rides.

April 10, 2017 3

Should we ditch Splenda?

After a study links the artificial sweetener to leukemia risks in mice, a Spectrum Health oncologist urges caution.

March 23, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 8

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

March 18, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘The best prom queen ever’

Recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Corinne Bass celebrates a high school tradition with her own, unique style.

March 16, 2017 12

Griffins consider Being the Match

Hockey players and coaches get an up-close look at what it means to save a life by being a bone marrow or stem cell donor.

March 15, 2017 0