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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall almost died on a family vacation. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her life completely changed.

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Incredible superheroes save Santa

Kids roar with excitement as their doctors, nurses and caregivers take to the stage in dance and song.

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‘It’s so preventable’

Eloise Flach’s mom wants to raise awareness of CMV, a common virus that causes 30,000 birth defects every year.

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The power of ‘ghost poop’

A brave 4-year-old girl gets a little help from her friends as she overcomes her fear of injections.

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Superheroes arrive in style

A quartet of caped crusaders rappel down the side of the children's hospital to kick off the Halloween party.

Go away, stomachaches!

Help your kiddo avoid tummy troubles—and find out when you should go to a doctor.

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

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‘This is the good stuff’

Nine-year-old Emma, one of the few girls to have hemophilia, leads an active life with help from regular infusions.

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‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

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‘Getting back to normal’

For 8-year-old leukemia survivor Dawson Babiak, a bearded dragon named Fluffy is a symbol of being healthy.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

‘I love this job’

While proud of the tremendous growth of Spectrum Health during his 18 years of leadership, President and CEO Rick Breon is ready to embrace retirement life.