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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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‘An amazing kid’

When a brain shunt failed, Austin embarked on a 20-month medical journey.

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‘Doggy, doggy, doggy! Here, doggy!’

K-9 officers brighten the day of a girl as she received treatment for cancer at the children's hospital.

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‘God’s hand was in it’

Remote video technology played a key role in helping doctors quickly diagnose and treat a teenager for an aggressive autoimmune disorder.

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‘I feel good about my decision’

To dodge genetic risks, a Michigan teen opts for thyroid surgery. Her family is glad she did.

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‘We’ll get through this’

Jack Hood, 14, can't control his muscles due to dystonia. Neurologists hope deep brain stimulation can help him.

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Visits with Santa go virtual

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. and Mrs. Claus enjoy a Zoom visit with patients at the children’s hospital.

6 fun gifts to get you moving

Keep active and have fun this winter with goodies that give back.

Heroes at the door

To put patients at ease, hospital team members have honed the perfect blend of helpful and friendly.

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Like father, like son—times two

Two doctors in the pediatric oncology-hematology fellowship are following in their dads' medical footsteps.

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Finding comfort and joy

Through the rigors of leukemia treatment, music therapy helped 14-year-old Nora discover a gift for music and song writing.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

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.