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Bravo, Book Fairy

Wendy McLenithan opens magical new worlds to children beyond patient rooms.

Patient Story

‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.

Jumping and jamming

Kids compete, keeping health top of mind.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been very fortunate’

Walter Sergeant lived with a heart murmur for years until a non-invasive heart procedure fixed his defective valve for good.

Patient Story

Crusaders come to play

Kids see superheroes 'as symbols of strength, or hope, or a thousand other feelings they can connect with' —Spider-Man

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

Patient Story

‘They’ve expanded what we thought was possible’

Christopher Cranson's scar reminds him of his congenital heart defect, but he's not conceding to limitations.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Patient Story

Forging a new path

Shonta Frody's storied road led her to an adoptive family, a battle with leukemia, the development of a clothing line—and a true friendship with a resident doctor.

Patient Story

Calm in the storm

A multisensory machine creates a stress-free hospital visit for a young man with special needs.

Nothing’s going to hold her back

Leaders look beyond hospitals and doctors’ offices to improve the health of the community. And it starts with helping people succeed.