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Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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Crusaders come to play

Kids see superheroes 'as symbols of strength, or hope, or a thousand other feelings they can connect with' —Spider-Man

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Forging a new path

Shonta Frody's storied road led her to an adoptive family, a battle with leukemia, the development of a clothing line—and a true friendship with a resident doctor.

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‘They are so blessed’

Parents of children with rare genetic diseases celebrate their daughters' unique gifts.

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For kids, a ‘judgment-free zone’

A special team shows that openness, honesty and acceptance go a long way in helping youngsters achieve optimal health.

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RSV ‘in full force’ this year

Children's hospital emergency department sees a number of infants and children suffering from this respiratory virus.

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May the force heal you

Star Wars characters visit patients and lift spirits at children's hospital.

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Saved by his stem cells

At age 17, Joshua Do had never heard of Ewing sarcoma—or the promising treatment known as autologous stem cell transplant.

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‘Mini airlift’ brings 3 Haitian kids to hospital

‘It’s going to be life-changing for them,’ says pediatrician who helped arrange the children’s trip.

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Hello, beautiful

The top 10 list of baby names includes lots of favorites from last year, and a couple of new additions.

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‘Just straight-up shock’

When a leukemia diagnosis interrupted Alex McCready's teen years, he worked hard to "keep it positive."

‘It’s what she would have wanted’

The spirit of Helen DeVos was felt amid the holiday joy at the annual Christmas party.

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Sweet rewards

An 11-year-old leukemia survivor is all smiles as she meets her hero, celebrity chef and "Pioneer Woman" Ree Drummond.