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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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The miraculous Marley

An energetic 6-year-old is leading the way in treatment for a rare genetic mutation.

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‘Pure joy and celebration’

Eight-month-old Axle enjoys a special luau in the NICU prior to going home after a lengthy hospital stay.

‘I wouldn’t throw your mask away’

A pediatric infectious disease specialist offers suggestions for how parents of unvaccinated kids should respond to new CDC guidelines.

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‘It has changed my life completely’

A custom jaw implant makes a drastic difference in appearance and function for 18-year-old Erin Foster.

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‘She’s just a little sunshine’

Adopted from China, LiLi Santee, 8, is fighting a rare blood disorder one transfusion and one smile at a time.

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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.