Patient Story

For kids, a ‘judgment-free zone’

A special team shows that openness, honesty and acceptance go a long way in helping youngsters achieve optimal health.

Patient Story

The power of a connection

The story of a recommendation, an act of courage, a breastfeeding support group, Down syndrome and two moms bonding.

Patient Story

Super nurses for superhero kids

School children get a boost of caring through unique partnership.

Patient Story

A reservoir of healing

With the gentle touch of an artist, RaNae Couture helps patients harness the power of creativity on the path to recovery.

‘A warm and generous woman’

Helen DeVos leaves a legacy of compassion and healing at the children’s hospital that bears her name.

Patient Story

Doctors schooled in nutrition

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

Patient Story

‘Sometimes you gotta fall before you fly’

Keren Gordon experienced brutality and sex slavery. Now she is creating a brighter future for herself and her baby.

Patient Story

A smile is contagious

Cleft and craniofacial patients spend a magical afternoon together at the zoo.

Patient Story

The art of healing

Patients and family enjoy an evening of art at the Children's Healing Center.

A lifetime of change

A nursing technician looks back at the innumerable changes in health care after half a century of service.

Patient Story

‘We are so excited’

A boatload of toys motored up to Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to brighten patients' days.

Patient Story

Reviving and thriving

Wendy Borden's battle with cancer inspired her to create a program that prepares food for patients weakened by the disease.

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