PATIENT STORY

‘Scars are nothing’

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

July 26, 2017 3
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‘We are so excited’

A boatload of toys motored up to Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to brighten patients' days.

July 25, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Haunted by the heart

Those of Dutch descent may have specific genetic associations to a heart disorder that can cause sudden death.

July 24, 2017 8
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Lookalikes get matching surgeries

Identical twins June and Joan, 68, surprise their surgeon by showing up for the same robotic procedure.

July 21, 2017 0
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Stroke survivor—again

With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.

July 19, 2017 3
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A very green, very Spartan day

MSU basketball stars take on slam-dunk event at children's hospital: 'Just the greatest feeling.'

July 18, 2017 0
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Reviving and thriving

Wendy Borden's battle with cancer inspired her to create a program that prepares food for patients weakened by the disease.

July 17, 2017 6
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‘His whole story has been a miracle’

Adopted from China with heart defects, Isaiah Lunsford receives a life-changing surgical fix.

July 14, 2017 3
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No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

July 12, 2017 0
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Back to the beat

Jason Wise almost died in 2016. A year later, he's back to his love of music—and spinning tunes for the people who helped him get there.

July 11, 2017 4
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Bringing out the inner beauty

Amid the exhausting battles, cancer patients enjoy a welcome pause to find transformation and courage in henna tattoo crowns.

July 10, 2017 1
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Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16