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Spectrum Health

Patient Story

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

‘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.

Patient Story

‘I just don’t have the energy I used to have’

Hot flashes, headaches and weight gain all sucked the energy out of Diane Peterman—until a menopause specialist helped her regain control.

Jumping and jamming

Kids compete, keeping health top of mind.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

Patient Story

May the force heal you

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

A new year, a new you?

Here's a hint: Health commitments need to be year-round affairs.

The scales of (in)justice?

While men are predisposed to lose weight faster and easier, women can still see formidable results with the right lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Patient Story

Tipping the balance

Susan Calkins stood a slim chance of surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer—until a clinical trial improved her odds.