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Solving cancer

A teenager gifted in math overcomes his illness one step at a time.  

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

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‘It’s like a pebble in your shoe’

After Madalin Wixson suffered a sports injury, doctors discovered a bone tumor. After surgery, she's back to playing sports pain-free.

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‘Back up on the growth curve’

When his weight plateaued, baby Connor got eating and drinking assistance from a speech pathologist.

Flu is on the rise

Flu season is ramping up. Luckily there’s still time to get vaccinated. But do it soon.

Beware the impulse buy

Those sweets and treats you innocently choose at the checkout line will have a cumulative effect on your health.

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Your top stories of 2018

From miracles to mysteries, you loved these best of the best Health Beat stories.

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Sweet babies, sweet names

Four newcomers crack the top-10 baby name lists this year.

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‘What do you say to the person who saved your life?’

Lilly Vanden Bosch lived much of her life in a hospital after being diagnosed with a rare anemia at age 7. A donor oceans away changed her life.

Restful nights make for bright minds

Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.

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‘I’m just thankful she’s alive’

Kaitlin Frederick's first baby died. Red flags and skilled intervention saved her second baby's life.

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‘A better version of himself’

For a preschooler with autism, play-based speech therapy challenges him to use language in a natural context.

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