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Spectrum Health Now

Patient Story

‘I’ve got to keep going’

With a love of hobos and an aversion to technology, Claud Wolff seemed the least likely guy to find solace in the high-tech Spectrum Health Now.

Winter is coming

Breathe easy as colder weather settles in. Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma once snow starts flying.

When in doubt, call your doc

Get the right care at the right place by calling your primary care provider for advice.

Patient Story

A virtual voyage on a treacherous Sunday

Remote video conferencing lets patients stay home as they connect virtually to doctors for diagnosis.

Urgent care centers ease ER burden

The increasing popularity of alternatives to the hospital is likely being driven by a variety of factors, including cost, convenience, and long wait times.

‘I love this job’

While proud of the tremendous growth of Spectrum Health during his 18 years of leadership, President and CEO Rick Breon is ready to embrace retirement life.

Who will and who won’t get the flu?

New "biomarker" can be used to indicate a person's susceptibility to flu viruses.

Could your dog unleash a flu pandemic?

Researchers find that viruses can jump from pigs to dogs, and that influenza is becoming increasingly diverse in dogs. This spells trouble for humans.

Flu may be spread by just breathing

When someone is coming down with influenza, they should take care of themselves and stay at home, if possible.

Patient Story

Super nurses for superhero kids

School children get a boost of caring through unique partnership.

It’s a new NICU, baby

For the mom who can't make it to the NICU, there are high-tech and low-tech options to connect with baby.

Patient Story

‘Feeling blessed that I’m here’

As a patient recovers from a life-threatening brain infection, a doctor reminds residents, 'West Nile virus is in our backyard.'

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