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Spectrum Health Healthier Communities

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‘She’s come a long way’

A free community health program helps Lillie Towns overcome physical and emotional barriers to reclaim her life.

Patient Story

A turning point

New habits and close guidance from a unique wellness program helped a young grandmother take control of her health.

Nothing’s going to hold her back

Leaders look beyond hospitals and doctors’ offices to improve the health of the community. And it starts with helping people succeed.

Patient Story

‘The best decision’

Class equips Tammy Brann and Jeff Smoker for an easier start to parenthood.

Patient Story

Super nurses for superhero kids

School children get a boost of caring through unique partnership.

Patient Story

‘Sometimes you gotta fall before you fly’

Keren Gordon experienced brutality and sex slavery. Now she is creating a brighter future for herself and her baby.

Patient Story

Nixing the nicotine

Hooked on smoking? Jill Zalokar was, too—for almost half a century. Until she learned the tools to quit for good.

Patient Story

‘I would not trade this job’

Community health workers like Terri Price empower clients in underserved populations to achieve health for themselves and their families.

Programa Puente finds home in the heart of local Latino community

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities looks to the future.

Patient Story

‘I feel better than I have felt in years’

After years of struggling to gain control over her health, Marian O’Gorman turned to Core Health for help.

Expecting? Make every bite count

Eating the right stuff is good for you—and it's essential to the proper development of the baby inside you.

Patient Story

Prescription for change

A new program gives low-income, chronically ill patients greater access to what they've been missing: Fresh fruits and veggies.

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