Patient Story

He’s ‘just doing amazing’

Under a neurologist’s watchful eye, the ketogenic diet puts food in the role of medicine for a preschooler with epilepsy.

Too sick for school?

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

Patient Story

Rare and exceptional

After dozens of surgeries, 18-year-old Jacob Taylor undergoes his most complex one: Surgeons implant custom-designed prosthetic jaw bones.

Taming after-school appetites

Have fun, healthy foods ready to eat—and know your child's schedule.

I don’t want to go!

Parents can turn to these 5 proven tips when their child's school days are fraught with anxiety.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

Patient Story

‘Getting back to normal’

For 8-year-old leukemia survivor Dawson Babiak, a bearded dragon named Fluffy is a symbol of being healthy.

Skin cancer rates march upward

Protect yourself and your family from the deadly rays of the sun with these doctor-approved tips.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

What you need to know about autism

The sooner this disorder is identified, the sooner a child is helped.

Patient Story

‘We’re not going to let this define her’

The Klotz family manages daughter Kamryn's cystic fibrosis with grace, trusting medical breakthroughs will escort her through a long and beautiful life.

Allergies go back to school

One child in 13—or about two in every classroom—has a food allergy. Follow these 4 tips to keep your kiddo safe.