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Twin brothers John and Tom Pantlind shared many experiences growing up. Now they share an end to their heart troubles.
Mallory Hersman has two daughters, Alsae and Renner. Both have rare genetic conditions. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Lester Cramer's left carotid artery was blocked. His surgeon recommended a new procedure that decreases the risk of stroke for patients like Cramer. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Five years ago, Lily and Liza Brouwer were sick with a life-threatening condition caused by food poisoning. Their family continues to show gratitude to the doctors and nurses who helped save them. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
This heart model was made using the new 3-D printer at the Congenital Heart Center at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Fabiola said her heart health began to decline in 2016. "I had some bad heart days," she said. "I couldn't get out of bed some days because I was so fatigued and so tired." (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Sunshine, a 13-year-old golden retriever, visits 2-year-old Zoe Vulgaris. Zoe can't have pets in her room so Sunshine put his paw to the glass of her door while Zoe put her hand up on the other side. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Carol remembers that at first, Isaac was unable to sit up by himself. He moved around with a low, scooting crawl. His right eye was cloudy. He made few noises and didn't seem to hear well. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story