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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

7 tips to avoid playground injuries

Keep your kids safe by following these helpful suggestions from an expert and mom who knows.

Patient Story

‘We got the monster out’

When a bad headache leads to brain surgery for a 4-year-old girl, her parents explain it in words she can understand.

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

The magical music of Matthew

Born blind, a 14-year-old boy has become a virtuoso who sees colors within the most intricate sounds of music.

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

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

‘Really powerful and valuable’

Through pregnancy, an emergency C-section, pediatric appointments and a broken bone, MyHealth has been a trusted companion for this family.

Patient Story

‘Jemima is a miracle’

Most babies with trisomy 18 never make it to birth. Those who do typically die shortly thereafter. This toddler is blasting the odds.

Top 8 helmet stats aimed at saving your brain

Bicycling is tons of fun ... until somebody gets hurt. Find out how to keep it fun and safe for you and your kids.

Patient Story

‘An incredible gift’

Talk about kid-friendly surgery: Children watch live feeds from zoos and aquariums while in the operating room.

Patient Story

May the force be with you, kiddos

Project Night Lights, Star Wars edition, features hundreds of waving lightsabers inside and outside Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

Patient Story

Merritt’s mystery

Merritt Smith experienced seizures and missed developmental milestones. Genetic testing revealed the cause—a missing chunk of a chromosome.

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