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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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‘So thankful to be alive’

For senior pictures, Bree Town, 18, returns to the children's hospital where she spent months of her childhood.

Hepatitis in kids: What you need to know

An infectious disease expert answers questions about the uptick in pediatric hepatitis cases.

‘Moving your body is always good’ 

Local schools partner in jump rope competition to encourage healthy habits.

‘It’s all about having fun’

River Bank Junior Race draws hundreds of kiddos for an evening of physical activity and family fun.

‘I just love what I do’

Three nurses forge a special bond after working more than four decades together in the NICU.

‘Look for that meaningful moment’

With today's youth facing a 'tsunami' of mental health challenges, parents and caregivers must learn to recognize the signs—and know how to help.

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‘It can provide hope’

Kids, families and caregivers celebrate the gift of organ donation as they meet the new Gift of Life Michigan mascot.

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‘We love these kids’

With skill and grace, the Child and Family Life team brings education and entertainment to young patients.

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‘More than a frequent flyer’

In his battle against kidney disease, 11-year-old Isaac has become a familiar, smiling face at dialysis treatments.

‘This disease doesn’t define me’

For Austin Gossard, 16, a multiple sclerosis diagnosis came 'out of the blue'—but he's still full steam ahead on a bright future.

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Jameson’s journey

In the quest to treat their 6-year-old boy's rare disease, a California couple finds answers in West Michigan.

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‘This really makes our kids smile’

An emergency department nurse delivers bright bundles of love on Valentine’s Day.