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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.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

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Santa visits NICU babies

The littlest patients see jolly old Saint Nicholas before their first Christmas.

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‘They called us blue babies’

For one Michigan woman, a doctor's retirement brings back memories of miracles.

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A closer look at a complex heart

Pediatric cardiologists use 3D viewing technology to plan how to re-route and replace a teenager’s blood vessel.

Old-fashioned toys are a win for kids

While a digital gadget might help children learn a limited skill, it's not ideal.

Pets double as asthma antidote

Early exposure to cats and dogs may offer some protection from developing allergies and some chronic lung conditions.

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