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emergency room

Patient Story

‘It’s amazing he survived’

After a car crashed through a store and struck Elias Dababneh, it took a team to save his life and set him on the road to recovery.

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Your tiny tots have their eyes all aglow. Make sure this upcoming holiday season’s hot toys won’t backfire in their hands.

Have the flu? Stay home and get care in minutes

ERs get busy as seasonal cases surge. An expert medical team directs patients to a better, more convenient option.

Patient Story

It’s about a heartbeat

Life has new meaning for Mark Hansen after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in northern Michigan.

Patient Story

Holy guacamole, that hurts!

Avoid ‘avocado hand’ injuries by following these 5 chef-approved steps to properly pit and cut your wonder fruit.

Patient Story

Quick trip from video visit to OR

Peter Cramer wanted to put off medical assistance for severe pain―until a friend referred him to Spectrum Health Now. A few hours later, he was in surgery.

A dose of trouble

Blood thinners, antibiotics and diabetes drugs are the medications most to blame for landing Americans in ERs, according to CDC study.

Injuries soar as trampoline parks expand

Broken bones, fractures are the most common complaints.

Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to ERs daily

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries.

Five decades and counting

Arlene Swanson reflects on a long career in nursing and her plans to continue the profession she loves.

Hunters: Don’t be tree-stand statistics

'We see life-altering injuries every year and sometimes fatalities.'

Prescription drugs out of a vending machine?

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital unveils an on-site system for dispensing prescription medications as soon as a doctor prescribes them.

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