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‘It’s not fear mongering, it’s the truth.’

Navy reservist recounts his six-week medical support deployment in New York City during the toughest fight of his nursing career.

Patient Story

Next best thing to being there

Telestroke technology puts remote patients like Larry Veldink face-to-face with neurologists at the stroke center.

Patient Story

‘I feel like me again’

Having a women's health specialist look at the whole picture made all the difference for this 46-year-old.

A herald for heroes

The Michigan National Guard's 126th Army Band treats Spectrum Health team members to an unforgettable afternoon.

Patient Story

‘My life is different’

Small goals and self-compassion deliver big results.

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

Patient Story

‘A brand-new life’

When a spot showed up on David Kidder’s lung X-ray, he turned to a minimally invasive approach for his biopsy and surgery.

Patient Story

‘Live with a positive mindset’

Though they live under the shadow of Huntington's disease, the Shurlow family runs toward a hopeful future.

Patient Story

‘Like the fog has been lifted’

Menopause wreaked all manner of havoc on Chris Burns for 10 years. With help from a specialist, she found the relief she needed.

Patient Story

‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

‘The secret heroes’

Environmental services teams have long played a critical role in health care settings—but in a pandemic, they're front and center.

Patient Story

‘A happy place’

Insulin dependent and overwhelmed, MacKenzie Wells took charge of her diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome—and overhauled her life.