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‘The future is bright’

Hope Looyenga plans for a bright, cancer-free future.

‘We knocked on doors, and doors flew open’

Twenty-four years ago, a little girl from Ukraine came for heart surgery. Now she pays a return visit.

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The comeback kid

The flu bug hit 3-year-old Jase so hard he ended up on life support, fighting for his life.

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Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

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The long road forward

Tenacious by nature, Paul White confronts multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and homelessness as he fights to get back on his feet.

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‘Never, ever thought I would have a stroke’

In rehab therapy, 35-year-old Tyrone Bell gives his all, working to regain function of his left leg and arm.

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Food as medicine

Family Kitchen Rx teaches parents and kids how to cook their way to better health.

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A quest for quality

After years of urinary incontinence, Tammy Anderson finally found relief.

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Surviving the unsurvivable

Born with her liver and other organs outside her body, Karlee endured more than a dozen lifesaving surgeries. Today, she’s a vibrant 7-year-old.

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‘She’s come a long way’

A free community health program helps Lillie Towns overcome physical and emotional barriers to reclaim her life.

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‘We’re carrying on Eric’s legacy’

He died of a rare bone cancer in 2016, but continues to make a difference through a tissue donation that is helping researchers battle osteosarcoma.

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‘This is an epidemic’

A painless lump on his neck turned out to be HPV-related throat cancer, a disease affecting a growing number of people.