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Patient Story

A shot of hope

As they give COVID-19 vaccines to the community, team members appreciate the joyful responses of "the most grateful people you will ever see."

Patient Story

‘One of the lucky ones’

Genetic testing unlocked the secret to a woman's lung cancer—then precision medicine saved the day.

Patient Story

‘You’d never know’

After little Evelyn Brummel underwent coronary bypass surgery, “It’s amazing how fast she has bounced back.”

Patient Story

‘I can do this’

After a fight with rectal cancer, Mary Hannon is stronger than ever.

‘Patience and vigilance’

As COVID-19 cases surge, health leaders promote vaccines and safety precautions to curb the deadly virus.

Patient Story

In this together—a year of COVID-19

Amid a season of challenges, seven highlights emerge of community spirit, heroism and hope.

Patient Story

‘I’m feeling better and better’

A Kalamazoo woman becomes West Michigan’s first participant in a clinical trial that may reduce COPD flare-ups and improve quality of life.

Patient Story

‘Happy to see the sun’

A 104-year-old woman and a 75-year-old former hospice patient share their delight at receiving COVID-19 vaccines at home.

Patient Story

‘I get to have my life back’

For one athletic Michigan mom, outpatient joint replacement brought a quick end to years of pain.

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‘I am at peace’

A new interest in an old treatment helped a Michigan woman stay home with her husband during his final months.

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‘I was delighted’

Residents of independent living facilities in Ottawa County receive COVID-19 vaccines at on-site clinics.

Patient Story

A shot and a song

Singing playful versions of childhood classics, a respiratory therapist entertains and educates vaccine recipients.