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‘A phenomenal relationship’

Grand Rapids Ballet dancers aim to stay strong and on point with a support team of athletic trainers.

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Defying a dire diagnosis

Doctors in New York told Marcia Fraser her lung disease would kill her within months. Years later, she's running 5 miles a day.

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‘I hope to live’

Brenda Crandall survived stage 4 ovarian cancer. Now, she's choosing to give up her breasts to keep cancer at bay.

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Cancer is mystery author’s real-life antagonist

Chris Renker hopes for a happy ending in his personal cancer story.

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‘Fortunate to be here’

Doug Barense's heart would only quiver after surgery—until a doctor's hands massaged a beat back into it.

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Moms on the move

Prenatal exercise is key to a healthy pregnancy, normal delivery and happy prenatal experience.

Mom: HPV vaccination ‘a no-brainer’

Despite social stigma, the vaccine has proven effective in fighting the virus and cervical cancer.

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Sideline saviors

Grand Rapids semi-pro soccer team benefits from rapid-response medical help.

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‘I can’t spend too much time worrying’

Assistant principal learns to live with the unknowns: 'Honestly, none of us are guaranteed tomorrow. None of us are guaranteed tonight.'

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‘Life’s not done until it’s done’

Cancer patient Steve Johnson says that moments are everything. He wants to spend whatever time he has left helping others.

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‘One day at a time’

Kathleen Corey finds a healing path forward after discovering early-stage breast cancer.

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Young at heart

After narrowly escaping death, heart transplant patient Fred Nelis will swim competitively in the Transplant Games.

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