Items Tagged with 'Helen DeVos Children's Hospital'


Put Cancer on the Ropes fights for children

June 11, 2014
A hospital is hosting a boxing fundraiser with local celebrities to knock out cancer one punch at a time. Read More

7-year-old patient fundraises for pediatric cancer research

June 6, 2014
A birthday wish came true recently for a 7-year-old cancer patient. Read More

Girl sells pig for hospital

November 28, 2013
| By AP
A 10-year-old girl turned her experience recovering from a hip injury into a fundraising idea that benefited a local hospital. Read More

Spectrum Health iMRI equipment guides high-risk surgeries

March 25, 2013
New technology recently introduced at Spectrum Health provides high-resolution guidance during surgical procedures, helping surgeons to safely and accurately remove tumors from high-risk locations in the body, such as in the brain or on the spine. Read More

Children's Hospital unveils ICU on wheels

Hospital makes more than 250 NICU runs per year.

January 11, 2013
Officials at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital unveiled a new high-tech ambulance Thursday — virtually a fully equipped mobile neonatal intensive care unit — that Spectrum Health System has purchased to begin transporting in February critically ill or injured infants and children. Read More

Hairstylists show off avant-garde style for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

November 2, 2012
Hairstylists in Grand Rapids don’t often get the opportunity to show off all they can do creatively, which is why The B.O.B. started the Mane Event four years ago. Read More

Superheroes drop in on young patients

November 1, 2012
Superman might have come knocking at your door last night, pillowcase in hand, but first he had to finish his day job. In this economy, even superheroes have to work for a living. Read More

Social activism is in his blood

September 10, 2012
Dr. Tom Peterson has never liked being subjected to cigarette smoke -- as smokers in one of his classes learned back in his college years at Michigan State University in the mid-1970s. Read More