Lungs, Breathing & Sleep

Health problems that affect breathing or sleep can lead to fatigue and lethargy that disrupt your daily routine. Understand your lungs and respiratory system—and what you can do to help yourself.

Patient Story

‘We can make it through this’

Two sisters, 100 and 85, recall past health crises and celebrate their second COVID-19 vaccinations.

Patient Story

‘I feel good, I feel healthy’

A unique weight-management program has taken a traveling Michigan couple on the ultimate health journey.

Patient Story

‘It makes COVID-19 less scary’

Patients at high risk for developing severe illness turn to a new type of treatment at an outpatient clinic.

Patient Story

‘A small price to pay’

Norris Sprague underwent a new cancer treatment that temporarily made him hyper-sensitive to sunlight—and he's glad he did it.

Patient Story

‘My little birthday gift’

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic opens at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to get the virus’

At a community clinic at the Wyoming Senior Center, 250 residents receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Patient Story

‘This is what we need’

At a clinic at New Hope Baptist Church, 250 people received COVID-19 vaccinations.

Patient Story

‘You have so much to live for’

When an 80-year-old retired teacher got her COVID-19 vaccine, her granddaughter delivered the shot.

‘My way to help out’

Health care providers take on new roles as they find ways to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Thrilled this day is finally here’

Teachers share their hopes and excitement as they line up to be among the first to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine.

Patient Story

‘A glimmer of hope’

Community COVID-19 vaccine clinics brought peace, joy and excitement to those 65 and older who rolled up their sleeves for the first round of vaccinations.

‘I feel really blessed’

Health care team members receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.