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ECMO

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Patient Story

‘Tears of joy’

Holsey James battled his way back from cancer and cardiac arrest to earn a spot on the lung transplant waiting list and a renewed life.

Patient Story

Stronger than ever

At age 5, a heart warrior bravely undergoes surgery for a rare congenital condition.

Patient Story

‘And so I kept living’

Sara Riemersma overdosed on pain medication. Spectrum Health saved her life. As a paramedic, she's now paying it forward, saving other lives.

Patient Story

From the flu to 50 days in the ICU

After seven years, lung failure patient asks her doctors, “Am I still the sickest patient you ever had that lived?”

Patient Story

The comeback kid

The flu bug hit 3-year-old Jase so hard he ended up on life support, fighting for his life.

Patient Story

When every second counts

Meet baby Owen, the first child in Michigan to benefit from a lightning-fast whole genome sequencing program.

Patient Story

‘God blessed me with a miracle baby’

Becky Powers tried for five years to get pregnant. She finally did, but the swine flu nearly killed her and her unborn baby.

Patient Story

Eric Wild’s wild ride

Martial arts practitioner who ‘died three times’ credits his medical team and the love of his life with saving his life.

Patient Story

Aurora’s whirlwind start

A little fighter beats all the odds to overcome congenital heart disease shortly after her birth.

Patient Story

‘A real pioneer’

Asked if he wanted to undergo a groundbreaking surgery to rebuild his heart, 11-year-old Trent Ahlefeld said, ‘I’ll take a risk to make myself feel better.”

Patient Story

‘He deserved a chance’

After being turned down by a hospital on the east side of the state because of his size, baby Mikah Gering is the smallest baby to undergo ECMO treatment. And he's thriving.

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