PATIENT STORY

Game on!

Tom Smart doesn't lament over sick kiddos' conditions. Instead, he celebrates the child within.

July 24, 2015 1
PATIENT STORY

The jubilant pulmonologist

A bright future is no longer just a fairy tale for patients with cystic fibrosis.

July 22, 2015 1
PATIENT STORY

Day in the life of Cain

'He's helping put smiles on people's faces,' says the officer who calls himself 'just the guy at the end of the leash.'

July 21, 2015 6

Rx costs wallop wallets

When encountering 400 and 500 percent increases, patients must become more engaged in their care. Here's how.

July 18, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

‘They told me to let him go’

Danielle Hawkins refused to believe that an aneurysm could cease the life she and her husband created.

July 16, 2015 13
PATIENT STORY

Honorable slam-dunks cancer

'If you know something’s not right, hiding won’t do you any favors.'

July 13, 2015 4
PATIENT STORY

Young mom battles back from paralysis

'She's probably the best stroke recovery I've ever seen in my life.'

July 9, 2015 4
PATIENT STORY

Small horse, big smiles

Young patients and their families meet Charlie, a miniature therapy horse, during a summer fun event at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

July 7, 2015 10

Battling the enigma Parkinson’s

As surgery and medicine evolve to deliver precise treatments, doctors are mapping the brain and solving the mysteries of this 'last frontier.'

July 6, 2015 4
PATIENT STORY

Gardening is therapy

'We're providing an opportunity for our patients to do therapy in a natural setting without them knowing they're in therapy.'

July 5, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Heart patient delivers on promise

Gino shares the secret sauce of life and recovery after open heart surgery.

July 2, 2015 4

‘A huge leap for individualized medicine’

Spectrum Health researchers combine imaging scans to produce first 3-D heart model of its kind.

July 1, 2015 2