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Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital

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Through the looking glass

The Vanden Berg family found a way around COVID-19 restrictions to share their newborn son with his siblings—holding him up to a hospital window while his sisters waved and blew kisses from the lawn below.

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‘I realized I had to take care of myself’

Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.

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Double the love

Best friends have babies the same morning in the same hospital.

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‘You’ve given her a new life’

Shoulder pain haunted 84-year-old Julie Meiste every moment of every day. After shoulder replacement surgery, she looks forward to living pain-free.

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‘I’m so grateful’

It felt like the flu, but turned into something much more serious. A new mother gets fast care—for her and for her baby.

From tent to table

Explore 3 tips for healthy camp food from a dietitian who knows.

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‘You always think it won’t be you’

A man’s lifetime risk of getting breast cancer is 1:833. Meet the one.

Making friends with fruits and veggies

A strawberry and piece of string cheese become (an edible) mouse in a fun, hands-on nutrition class for preschoolers.

Fearless prospectors

Ten teens headed into the California wilderness to find courage in the face of hemophilia. A Michigan nurse with the same disorder helped show them the way.

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Sister survivors

Siblings Gloria Kragt and Judith Woodwyk battled breast cancer together. And won.

A lifetime of change

A nursing technician looks back at the innumerable changes in health care after half a century of service.

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‘Our hearts and hands are truly full’

After years of dealing with infertility, Amanda and Tim Van Horssen welcome their third set of twins.

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