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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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Putting cancer in the crosshairs

Tim Lemon gets answers after a new technology precisely targets his prostate cancer cells.

Be mindful of boosting your brain

Mental activity now reduces your risk of developing dementia later in life.

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‘I had to relearn every aspect of my life’

After having both knees replaced, Lori Devries can now climb the bleachers to watch her daughter play basketball.

Does your height hinder heart health?

Maybe so. Study reveals that shorter men have higher risk for heart disease, but four risk factors within our control tend to trump height.

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