HOLLAND, Michigan — Republican Tudor Dixon made a campaign stop in Holland on Wednesday, talking small business support at a restaurant that made headlines during the pandemic. Marlena's Bistro was the latest stop on Dixon's tour around the state. It was so full, she gave two speeches, one indoors...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Four years after launching, BAMF Health has opened its global headquarters on Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile, and it’s now diagnosing and treating prostate cancer patients with what officials say is the “world’s most advanced technology.”. Speaking Wednesday, the company’s founder and...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The latest addition to Grand Rapids' Medical Mile is here, bringing state-of-the-art technology to not only West Michigan but the country. BAMF Health, which stands for 'Bold Advanced Medical Future,' officially opened its global headquarters to patients Wednesday at the Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building. The facility has one of the nation's only total body PET Scanner.
Voters will decide on Proposal 3, which if passed would enshrine reproductive rights, including the right to abortions, in the Michigan Constitution.
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A new collaboration will offer Medicare recipients a health care plan with an emphasis on equal access to nutrition. Grand Rapids-based health insurance provider Priority Health recently announced a collaboration with Kroger Health, the health care division of national retail chain Kroger, to launch two new Medicare health plans. PriorityMedicare...
People are absolutely losing their minds and for a good reason. Many Grand Rapids residents have been forced to get their prescriptions filled by other locations for almost two weeks. Why you may ask?. The Walgreens pharmacy on Plainfield Avenue NE near 4 Mile Road NE has been closed since...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (ABC 4)- Cancer treatments can have a significant impact on a patient’s mental and emotional well-being, as well as their physical state and appearance. These changes include hair loss, skin differences, and brittle or weakened nails, to name a few. In the midst of these transformations, which can feel difficult or overwhelming to navigate, every woman and girl deserves to feel beautiful even in her most vulnerable state.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is expanding its selection of Halloween costumes to include children with limited mobility. The Midwestern retailer says their adaptive costumes forego traditional snaps and zippers in favor of Velcro, magnets and pull tabs. Costumes also feature hook-and-loop spaces to accommodate arm and leg braces,...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The ACHA Michigan Regional Conference is a dynamic partnership between the Congenital Heart Center at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and the Adult Congenital Heart Association. Patients, family members, friends and healthcare professionals are invited to learn about specialized lifelong care for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to connect with the ACHD community. Dr. Marcus Haw and other experts in adult congenital heart disease will be presenting on topics, and Dr. Haw is here to share more details about this event.
GRAND RAPIDS — After launching an advanced diagnostic and treatment clinic in Grand Rapids, BAMF Health Inc. is already looking to expand to Detroit. The Grand Rapids-based BAMF Health has begun evaluating locations and talking with potential partners in the Detroit area for a second clinic. The facility would combine radiopharmaceuticals, molecular imaging and artificial intelligence to diagnose and precisely target radiation therapy for tumors and customize a patient’s treatment.
HASTINGS, Mich. — A beloved soccer coach in Hastings is battling ALS in the hospital, and his community did not miss a beat rallying behind him. In many ways, you could say Doug Mepham is Hastings Saxons soccer. He's the one who started the program at the high school back in 1985.
It can he hard for families to get help, and it can be even harder for families in the Latin X community to navigate.
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Emmanuel Hospice is a non-profit, community-based hospice provider that serves a 50 mile radius from its Grand Rapids office wherever patients call home and they’re always looking for the community to get involved. Volunteers bring crucial services patients and their families and right they’re in need of volunteers in two service areas:
In honor of Alopecia Awareness Month in September, a local restaurant spent the month raising money to help people battling the disease.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – We have a new expert on our team that we want to introduce you to today! Heinz Orthodontics is our Orthodontic Expert and has 2 Grand Rapids area locations – Rockford and Kentwood. They also offer various treatments, flexible hours and payment plans for patients. Dr. Jeff Heinz joins us today to tell us about what they offer in terms of treatment and how they create a positive experience for patients!