Author:

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.

Posts from Eve Clayton

Patient Story

‘Let’s do this’

Medication failed to control an upbeat 6-year-old’s seizures. A rare brain surgery restored her health, allowing her to flourish.

Patient Story

‘God spared my life’

After her car got hit broadside at nearly 100 mph, Diane Carter endured four surgeries and excruciating pain on her remarkable road to recovery.

Patient Story

Zest for life

Two broken hips couldn’t keep 90-year-old Mary Beth Alexander down. Love of family—and a Korean boy band—fueled her recovery.

12 tips to prep you for spring activity

Try these pro moves to spare you from sore muscles, injuries as the weather heats up.

Patient Story

In the balance

Blindsided by a life-threatening diagnosis, a Central Michigan University student beats the odds and lives to receive a heart transplant.

Patient Story

‘I’m feeling better and better’

A Kalamazoo woman becomes West Michigan’s first participant in a clinical trial that may reduce COPD flare-ups and improve quality of life.

Patient Story

‘A little bit of hope’

Addison Weith’s genes put her at risk for health troubles. Her family’s vigilance during the pandemic has kept her healthy for the longest stretch ever.

Patient Story

‘As good as you hoped for’

Halfway through her pregnancy, Alexa Kleinjans developed a sudden, intense pain. A team of doctors soon uncovered the cause—and a delicate solution.

Patient Story

‘I made it through this far’

Medical clinic expands care for Dan O’Connell and others experiencing homelessness.

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.

Patient Story

‘Relieved of the uncertainty’

After seeing a trend of cancer in her family tree, a 27-year-old sought genetic testing to discover her personal risk.

Patient Story

‘The perfect match’

Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.