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Patient Story

A virtual voyage on a treacherous Sunday

Remote video conferencing lets patients stay home as they connect virtually to doctors for diagnosis.

Patient Story

‘I’m so happy to be here’

When Don Fournier was in danger of bleeding to death after a snowmobile accident, a small, innovative device came to his rescue.

Patient Story

COPD: One family fights back

Sharing a common diagnosis, sisters come together to fight the encroaching disease through pulmonary rehab.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

Turning a ‘light bulb’ idea into reality

More than a year of work by hundreds of Spectrum Health staffers results in an improved surgical skull cap.

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‘Getting back to normal’

For 8-year-old leukemia survivor Dawson Babiak, a bearded dragon named Fluffy is a symbol of being healthy.

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

Diets high in protein can help with rapid weight loss, but they aren't sustainable plans—and they might be dangerous.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

Patient Story

‘I can do anything … It’s just amazing’

Former baseball hopeful Terry Fewless gets his life back thanks to newer technology for clearing clogged arteries.

Patient Story

Feeling like Iron Man

At 53, Mark Lackey didn't know how much longer he would live. But then a team of experts crafted a unique fix for the hole in his heart.

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‘It means so much’

A man reunites with the nurse who helped deliver him in 1984 for a special photo recreation with his own baby.

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.