Sister survivors

Siblings Gloria Kragt and Judith Woodwyk battled breast cancer together. And won.

August 18, 2017 0

Breastfeeding woes? Time to chat—by video

A video chat with a lactation counselor helps new moms work through troubles they may be experiencing at home.

August 16, 2017 0

Living, not just staying alive

An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.

August 14, 2017 5

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

August 9, 2017 0

A silver lining

Heart transplant recipient and competitive swimmer Fred Nelis makes a formidable showing on the world stage in Spain.

August 8, 2017 0

‘You guys are mentally strong’

16 American Ninja Warriors flip into children's hospital to cheer kids.

August 8, 2017 0

‘He’s our little Superman’

Enduring six surgeries amid the most serious form of spina bifida, 16-month-old Jeremiah Nelson continues to defy the odds.

August 7, 2017 4

Picnic joy: Kids being kids

Young patients and their families enjoy the annual summertime gathering for the pediatric hematology-oncology program.

August 5, 2017 0

Fighting cancer, not traffic

MedNow video visits keep Ed Mikulskis closer to home as this farmer battles a rare lymphoma.

August 4, 2017 0

It’s about a heartbeat

Life has new meaning for Mark Hansen after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in northern Michigan.

August 2, 2017 2

‘I’m not going to let this beat me’

Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Michelle Mucha finds hope in a clinical trial.

July 31, 2017 8

‘Scars are nothing’

A veteran of multiple joint-replacement surgeries, Chelsee Stark volunteers her insight and skills to help others.

July 26, 2017 3