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.

Eve Clayton

Posts from Eve Clayton

Patient Story

‘A small, big miracle’

Hurtling down the road to amputation, a funeral director undergoes a last-ditch endovascular intervention to save his leg.

Patient Story

‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

Patient Story

Chasing the next adventure

After a motorcycle accident and two hip surgeries, Antonio Kilgo gets back on the open road—but sees life with new eyes.

Patient Story

Uncommon resolve

Pompe disease had no treatment when doctors diagnosed Tasha Veinbergs. Treatment arrived and her future brightened.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ bounces back

Gray Rushin had pedaled 3,000 miles in 30 days when a stroke felled him north of Ludington, Michigan. Now his No. 1 aim is finishing his cross-country quest.

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‘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.

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‘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.

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From the flu to 50 days in the ICU

After seven years, lung failure patient asks her doctors, “Am I still the sickest patient you ever had that lived?”

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‘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.

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See the doctor in your PJs

'Like FaceTime’ for health care, the Spectrum Health app sees a huge surge during flu season. One patient shares how it saved her money and the hassle of leaving home.

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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.