Patient Story

‘Live with a positive mindset’

Though they live under the shadow of Huntington's disease, the Shurlow family runs toward a hopeful future.

Patient Story

‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

‘First line of protection’

A new portable intubation chamber may protect frontline health care workers during the pandemic.

‘These COVID-19 wins’

The ICU team celebrates as patients graduate from the unit—and draws strength and knowledge to help care for others.

Patient Story

‘Tears of joy’

Holsey James battled his way back from cancer and cardiac arrest to earn a spot on the lung transplant waiting list and a renewed life.

Parents: Beware these red flags

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares crucial information about COVID-19 and the inflammatory disease making headlines around the world.

Antibody tests: ‘Another piece in our toolbox’

Those seeking to learn whether they have already suffered through a COVID-19 infection are now able to find out.

‘An important thing to do’

Area manufacturers help bridge the gap in face masks with industrial sewing machines, operating room materials and an innovative spirit.

‘A big step in our continued fight’

Spectrum Health gets additional COVID-19 testing capability so its labs can provide real-time results.

Patient Story

‘Now I can help people’

Those who have recovered from COVID-19 are donating plasma in hopes of it helping others fight the disease.

‘It is the best medicine’

ICU patients and family members share virtual visits, with help from donated iPads and technical assistance.

‘It’s extraordinary’

West Michigan companies work together to innovate and create protective gear for health care heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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