Breast Cancer Journey Walked with Friends

Imagine getting the phone call that changes your life – that you have breast cancer. Then, imagine getting a phone call from two of your best friends in that same month who have the same diagnosis, and will be going through the cancer journey with you. “I remember it like yesterday – It was October … Read more Breast Cancer Journey Walked with Friends

Baby Born at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s with Same Nurse Attending Who Helped Deliver Mother 26 Years Ago

Twenty-six years ago, June Preisner gave birth to a healthy, happy baby girl named Michaela at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. On Monday, August 30, 2021, Michaela gave birth to a healthy, happy baby boy named Jonah. Nurse Judi Jasperse was there to assist with both deliveries – 26 years apart. “We will always tell him … Read more Baby Born at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s with Same Nurse Attending Who Helped Deliver Mother 26 Years Ago

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s First Hospital in Michigan Using New Remote Patient-Care Technology

Paul Bailey longs for the day he can clean and fillet his catch after fishing at the lake, do small jobs around the house with his tools, play tennis, and dine in at restaurants. “Right now, it’s just not possible with my tremors. I make a mess and spill all over,” said Bailey, who suffers … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s First Hospital in Michigan Using New Remote Patient-Care Technology

Small and Mighty: Mercy Health NICU a Family-Focused Environment

Amy Merlington found out she was pregnant just as the COVID-19 global pandemic was escalating in March 2020. The unknowns for the next several months would mostly be concerning doctor’s appointments and navigating in public in the middle of a health crisis, but ultimately – she had no fears with her pregnancy because she had … Read more Small and Mighty: Mercy Health NICU a Family-Focused Environment

Do It For Yourself – Two Incredible Weight Loss Journeys at Mercy Health

In a world where everything is documented, captured with a photo, or shared with details on social media – Sheena Weaver was silent in her weight loss. “A friend saw me after I had lost weight and asked why I hadn’t shared my journey on social media,” said Weaver. “I told her, I did it … Read more Do It For Yourself – Two Incredible Weight Loss Journeys at Mercy Health

Remembering the Fallen, Honoring the Veterans

Memorial Day is about remembering and honoring the men and women who have nobly given their lives for our country. “It is a day to remember those who paid for all of our freedoms with their lives,” said Chris G. Briggs, PA-C, at Mercy Health Norton Shores and a U.S. Army veteran. “It’s about the … Read more Remembering the Fallen, Honoring the Veterans