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Eve Clayton

Eve Clayton has worked as a copywriter and editor for more than 20 years, helping local, national and international businesses tell their stories and reach new audiences. She serves clients in a variety of industries, including health care, food/beverage, technology, legal services and office furniture. She lives in the heart of Grand Rapids with her husband and two children and enjoys reading, hiking, drinking coffee and exploring new places.

Eve Clayton

Posts from Eve Clayton

Patient Story

‘An unbreakable spirit’

Born with a bone disorder that leaves her vulnerable to fractures, 9-year-old Addilyn won’t let life slow her down.

Patient Story

‘The big step’

As a 3-year-old, Violet spent months fighting bladder and kidney infections. After a complex ureteral repair, she’s back to her “sweet, healthy” self.

Joint replacement myths and facts

The rules have changed.

Patient Story

‘A completely different baby’

Born with a rare and life-threatening immune system disorder, baby Emmett gets a new start with a bone marrow transplant.

Patient Story

‘Get up, face it and just keep going’

Complex surgery restores a three-sport athlete to full strength.

Patient Story

The long road forward

Tenacious by nature, Paul White confronts multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and homelessness as he fights to get back on his feet.

Patient Story

Food as medicine

Family Kitchen Rx teaches parents and kids how to cook their way to better health.

Don’t let the heat beat you down

With these 9 tips for preventing heat-related illness, your summertime workouts will do you good, not wring you out.

Patient Story

Surviving the unsurvivable

Born with her liver and other organs outside her body, Karlee endured more than a dozen lifesaving surgeries. Today, she’s a vibrant 7-year-old.

Patient Story

A surgeon’s 1-pound patient

Born 14 weeks early with a surprising complication, Jameson Haight became one doctor’s smallest surgical patient ever.

Patient Story

Of grit and gratitude

Put off by a referral to hospice care, this 83-year-old heart patient sought a powerful second opinion and found a way forward.

Patient Story

When every second counts

Meet baby Owen, the first child in Michigan to benefit from a lightning-fast whole genome sequencing program.

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