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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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Rufus, the teaching teddy bear

A cuddly companion guides young patients in helpful lessons about diabetes.

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‘The tumor is just melting away’

A 10-year-old girl's fight against a rare cancer brings her to West Michigan for precision treatment.

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Kids conquer the diamond

Minor League baseball team puts patients from children's hospital in charge for one special night.

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‘Life is valuable’

A teen with cancer opts for a new treatment—ovarian tissue cryopreservation—in hopes it will help her have a child someday.

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A boatload of fun

Santa makes a splash as he brings Christmas in July to little ones spending summer days in the children's hospital.

‘A race against time’

Diagnosed with a fast-growing tumor at 5 weeks old, Alexander Neal undergoes treatment with precision medicine—and it's delivering promising results.

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Ava, Ollie and Caramel Willy

With a cat and a new puppy awaiting her return home, a West Michigan girl ventures across the state for a precision cancer treatment.

A race for camaraderie

Care providers and community members join Fox Trot 5K to promote fitness and foster connections.

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‘They are both little miracles’

With a loving family and guidance from doctors, a pair of young siblings with spinal muscular atrophy are thriving.

‘Top of the cool chart’

A passion for art and classic cars keeps a Michigan teen in good spirits amid a battle with cancer.

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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.