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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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

‘One in a million’

When a pizza-loving 10-year-old boy could no longer eat food without getting sick, his parents struggled to find out why.

Patient Story

‘Watching her grow’

Alison Mastin's blood attacked her unborn baby in utero. With quick intervention, little Violet survived—and thrived.

Patient Story

‘A 5 percent chance of living’

After battling back from a devastating brain injury suffered in a car crash, this young man walks side-by-side with his mom as he stakes claim to a new life.

Patient Story

‘It is the hardest day’

Two boys, both born early, fill the Neubert family with joy.

Patient Story

Goodbye to Gus

After undergoing minimally invasive surgery to remove a football-sized spleen he nicknamed Gus, 11-year-old Benjamin Wayne is ready to conquer the world.

Patient Story

‘My purpose in life’

A one-of-a-kind device transforms the life of a teen with an ailing heart.

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.

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