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Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center

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A race to recovery

When Ted Kushion's heart stopped beating, quick action saved his life.

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Living her best life

When heart arrhythmia sent local artist Jackie Finn to the hospital, it led to treatment changes—and she's now doing better than ever.

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‘Do the right thing’

For more than two years after a live-saving heart surgery, a Michigan cattle farmer enjoyed life to the fullest.

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‘We are supposed to grow old together’

With great determination—and with the gift of new lungs—John McKay begins a new life with his wife and family.

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‘Thankful to be alive’

She thought she might have COVID-19. She soon learned she'd suffered a severe heart attack.

COVID-19: ‘It takes all of us’

Work-at-home insurance coders join Spectrum Health's fight against the virus, deploying to the front line to sanitize hospital touch points.

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‘This is a gift’

Thanks to a mechanical heart pump, Sherri Kanten is living life to the fullest.

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‘On death’s doorstep’

Vietnam veteran Charlie Bell thanks God and his medical team for a lung transplant that gave him a new lease on life.

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‘I’m telling everyone who will listen’

After a 99% blockage and double bypass, James Cook turns his health around by cutting dairy, oil and meat from his diet.

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Your top stories of 2019

Get your daily dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary stories of survival, miracles and medical innovation.

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‘A Christmas miracle’

A year after a sudden cardiac arrest stopped his heart, Gordon Bose looks forward to celebrating his new "first birthday" this holiday.

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‘Just short of a miracle’

When Michael Travis suffered a sudden heart problem, quick action—and the instant availability of an AED unit—made all the difference.