PATIENT STORY

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

June 24, 2015 0

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

June 23, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Pediatric research saves lives

A surprise reunion between doctor and patient provides an affirming moment.

June 19, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Finding the right diagnosis

When Mikaela got sick on spring break, doctors thought it was a virus. Only their perseverance revealed that she had a rare blood disease.

June 12, 2015 2

Prevent summer camp injuries

Warning: Accidents often happen during supervised activities. Here's what you need to know.

June 12, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

MSU coaches play doctors for the day

Michigan State University head coaches and athletic administrators visit Spectrum Health patients to see what it’s like to be a doctor, nurse or child life specialist.

June 11, 2015 6
PATIENT STORY

‘A chance for Anya’

Little girl flies halfway around the world for breakthrough cancer treatment.

June 10, 2015 0

How to choose your baby-carrying method

From ring slings to wraps, learn the ins and outs of wearing your baby.

June 9, 2015 6

Pesticides linked to ADHD

Research found greater exposure to pesticides tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys.

June 8, 2015 0

Just call him Bob. Really.

This doc is tearing down barriers to patient safety, on a first-name basis.

June 6, 2015 1

Breast-feeding lowers risk of childhood leukemia

Mama's milk adds yet another potential benefit for breast-fed babies.

June 5, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Video: Hear HDVCH patients describe their audience with Queen Maxima

Maddie Pflug sang a Katy Perry song with Dutch Queen Maxima. King Willem-Alexander kissed Lola DeYoung's hand.

June 3, 2015 3