‘I love you so much’
Jason Blakeslee almost died in a motorcycle crash. With the help of art and occupational therapy, he's regaining mobility and danced with his wife at a recent wedding.
Office workers spend up to 85 percent of their workday in a chair—research suggests that all that sitting contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even a shorter lifespan.
From joy and sorrow, from love and loss comes the long-awaited addition of healthy triplets.
After dozens of surgeries, 18-year-old Jacob Taylor undergoes his most complex one: Surgeons implant custom-designed prosthetic jaw bones.
Hot flashes, headaches and weight gain all sucked the energy out of Diane Peterman—until a menopause specialist helped her regain control.
The congenital heart team at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital use 3D imaging software to better understand the complex anatomy of a beating heart. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Beau VanSolkema has always envisioned himself being a father or a husband to someone. Even if the rest of the world saw him as a mother or wife. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
In early March, Leo experienced severe cold and flu symptoms. His parents took him to the hospital where a CT scan revealed pneumonia and something more serious. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Lisa Cardillo, 36, and her husband were celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary with a getaway trip to Grand Rapids when she had a heart attack.Explore this story
Mallory Hersman has two daughters, Alsae and Renner. Both have rare genetic conditions. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Sunshine, a 13-year-old golden retriever, visits 2-year-old Zoe Vulgaris. Zoe can't have pets in her room so Sunshine put his paw to the glass of her door while Zoe put her hand up on the other side. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Meredith Veenstra, 6, is a cancer survivor who enjoys the pampering she gets from Profile Salon's Beautiful You Program. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story