Posts from Sue Thoms

PATIENT STORY

‘Feeling blessed that I’m here’

As a patient recovers from a life-threatening brain infection, a doctor reminds residents, 'West Nile virus is in our backyard.'

October 11, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

Doctors schooled in nutrition

Medical residents cook up lessons―and sample the results―in a new Culinary Medicine program.

October 3, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

An unexpected blessing

An artist balances the challenges of chemotherapy with the excitement of her first entry in ArtPrize.

September 20, 2017 9
PATIENT STORY

De vuelta a casa con amor

El apoyo de amigos y extraños hace realidad su último deseo: Volver a Nicaragua.

September 19, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You’re one in 1,000’

After suffering severe injuries in a car-deer accident, Linda Ball stages a recovery that impresses her family and medical team.

September 15, 2017 3

‘Be a Betty Ford’

The first lady’s daughter encourages women to make breast cancer detection and prevention a priority.

September 13, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Going home, with love

Help from friends and strangers made Alfonso Guerra’s last wish come true: He returned to Nicaragua.

September 11, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘Wonder’ kid gets a new jaw

A 16-year-old boy has a new look and better function following pioneering facial reconstruction surgery.

September 6, 2017 12
PATIENT STORY

‘Don’t wait to get help’

After seeking treatment for addiction during her pregnancy, a mom shares a message of hope and recovery.

September 4, 2017 4

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

September 3, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

Picture that!

The ArtPrize Mobile Workshop brings fun and creative activities to the kids at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

August 30, 2017 0

Infant formula: Mixing it right is crucial

Pediatric experts raise the alarm: The wrong powder-to-water ratio can lead to serious deficiencies in babies.

August 27, 2017 0