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Alyssa Allen

Alyssa Allen has worked in the communications industry for 20 years, starting as a newspaper reporter and then moving into marketing and public relations. Now, as a writer and editor, she loves to tell stories about interesting people and ideas. You might spot her around Grand Rapids with her husband and two children. They are hard to miss since they all have red hair. When she’s not keeping up with her kids, she enjoys reading, walking around her neighborhood and exploring West Michigan.

Alyssa Allen

Posts from Alyssa Allen

De vuelta en la carrera

Ted Droski sufrió la pérdida de una pierna en un repentino accidente automovilístico. Desde entonces se ha convertido en ejemplo del espíritu humano que emerge más fuerte que nunca ante la adversidad.

Patient Story

Back in the race

Ted Droski suffered the loss of a leg in a sudden car crash. He has since become a shining example of how the human spirit can emerge from adversity stronger than ever.

Patient Story

‘I would never go anywhere else’

A distance of 150 miles couldn't separate one expectant mom from regular appointments with the midwife who guided her through four pregnancies.

Patient Story

‘The loss of that baby will always be with me’

A young family and a midwife bond through life and loss.

Patient Story

‘I really see God’s hand’

A soccer player defies the odds of cardiac arrest thanks to a teammate’s quick action.

Patient Story

‘A piece of comfort’

A third-time mother trusts her care team when things get scary in the delivery room.

Patient Story

‘They called us blue babies’

For one Michigan woman, a doctor's retirement brings back memories of miracles.

Patient Story

‘I just love what I do’

A longtime OB-GYN has built a legacy that spans generations for families in West Michigan and beyond.

Patient Story

Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

Patient Story

Fighting for her life

A delicate procedure provides new hope for a lung cancer patient.

Too sick for school?

A pediatrician's tips may help you decide if your ailing child should stay home.

Boots shopping 101

Top 10 tips from a foot doctor to help you pick the right pair for winter.

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