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pulmonology

Patient Story

‘A small price to pay’

Norris Sprague underwent a new cancer treatment that temporarily made him hyper-sensitive to sunlight—and he's glad he did it.

Smog—bad to the bones

Breathing polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, which could lead to loss of bone mass.

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‘They caught it early’

A first-in-the-U.S. biopsy that combined three leading-edge technologies identifies stage 1 lung cancer, which makes all the difference for 81-year-old Mac Brown.

Patient Story

‘God blessed me with a miracle baby’

Becky Powers tried for five years to get pregnant. She finally did, but the swine flu nearly killed her and her unborn baby.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

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Eager to breathe

An Ionia man becomes the first in Michigan to undergo an innovative new treatment for severe emphysema.

Kids with asthma need a flu shot

Children with influenza have a 37 percent higher chance of not responding to their breathing treatments.

Turning ‘a disability into an ability’

A young Michigan woman overcomes a devastating respiratory condition to become an acclaimed flutist.

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‘Lucky girl’

Twelve-year-old Skylar Darga battles cystic fibrosis and embraces life with gusto.

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An end to severe asthma?

Not quite, but close. This new procedure can help a beleaguered segment of asthmatics reclaim their lives.

Get a glimpse inside your lungs

Find out how our docs can help you breathe a little easier