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‘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.

No pomp, all circumstance

Amid a global pandemic, a 50-year-old woman who has long dreamed of being Florence Nightingale earns a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Patient Story

100 and counting

Alma Gilleo has seen a century of change, but she’s not focused on the past. She still has big plans for the future.

‘First line of protection’

A new portable intubation chamber may protect frontline health care workers during the pandemic.

Plasma donors needed

So far 73 people have donated in hopes of helping people who are severely ill with COVID-19.

‘Art will heal the world’

Boarded-up windows in downtown Grand Rapids become paintings promoting justice and unity. Spectrum Health is there to support.

‘These COVID-19 wins’

The ICU team celebrates as patients graduate from the unit—and draws strength and knowledge to help care for others.