PATIENT STORY

Bringing out the inner beauty

Amid the exhausting battles, cancer patients enjoy a welcome pause to find transformation and courage in henna tattoo crowns.

July 10, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘By the grace of God’

When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.

June 2, 2017 23
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You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

April 24, 2017 5
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‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

March 6, 2017 9
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Doctors by day, rockstars by night

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts its first staff talent show.

March 3, 2017 7
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‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

February 27, 2017 19
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On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

January 16, 2017 13
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‘I would not trade this job’

Community health workers like Terri Price empower clients in underserved populations to achieve health for themselves and their families.

December 17, 2016 5
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Life resumes for Lilly

A year after a bone marrow transplant, Lilly Vanden Bosch's life returns to normal.

December 16, 2016 3
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‘Getting another chance at life’

Diana Santiago's eye trouble caused crashes and compromises, until a surgical procedure restored her vision, and her life.

October 31, 2016 0
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‘It’s like a weight off my shoulders’

Pediatric palliative care team helps families navigate 'an incredibly confusing' medical world.

October 26, 2016 0