PATIENT STORY

In the club

A special team at a children's hospital harnesses joy and creativity to keep young patients on track with school work.

June 2, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘By the grace of God’

When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.

June 2, 2017 23

Getting up-close with brains

Pediatric neurosurgery and injury prevention experts share "ThinkFirst" anatomy and injury prevention lessons to middle-schoolers.

June 1, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Flipping the story on cystic fibrosis

As he battles cystic fibrosis, Mason Moerdyk, 16, finds the strength to dive into a new sport.

May 31, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

May 30, 2017 0
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‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

May 26, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

The miracle lady

With help from a mechanical device, Jennifer Devoe conquered life-threatening heart inflammation.

May 24, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘You need teamwork’

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson wants to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and push for a cure.

May 23, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

May 22, 2017 5

Freedom from troublesome incontinence

Embarrassment should not keep patients from using new treatments that can win the battle against fecal incontinence.

May 19, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

May 15, 2017 6
PATIENT STORY

A legacy of letters

German-born volunteer Hildegard Krusch, 90, delivers cheer and mail to hospital patients.

May 12, 2017 2