PATIENT STORY

Micah’s magic rods

"Truly amazing, life-changing" magnetic rods help 9-year-old avoid surgery in her battle against a debilitating spinal condition.

August 21, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

The art of healing

Patients and family enjoy an evening of art at the Children's Healing Center.

August 20, 2017 2

7 tips for childproofing your home

Keep toxics, meds and small objects out of sight and out of reach.

August 19, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You guys are mentally strong’

16 American Ninja Warriors flip into children's hospital to cheer kids.

August 8, 2017 0

Hope for the newborn heart

Spectrum Health Innovations, a pediatric cardiologist and Michigan Tech students team up to design a stent for babies with heart malformation.

July 28, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘We are so excited’

A boatload of toys motored up to Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to brighten patients' days.

July 25, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16

10 tips for fighting fair with your teens

Parents can turn disagreements into teachable moments. Be fair—and never lose your cool.

June 21, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘We stand together fighting epilepsy’

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

May 1, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

A ‘toytacular’ afternoon

The Bottomless Toy Chest makes a special delivery to children in the hospital.

April 26, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

April 1, 2017 8