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‘I have to make my days count’

LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.

Faith and trust

When Gerald Peters suffered a stroke, he and his wife found care and rehabilitation close to home.

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Diabetes isn’t what it used to be

Doctors expect Emma Scott, 7, to live a 'normal kid' kind of life after Type 1 diagnosis.

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‘There’s nothing more they can do’

Despite a terminal diagnosis, a new airway stent program extends Dwayne Scheidel's life.

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The art of recovery

Expressive Arts program helps Tonya Babcock regain motion and memories.

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An optimistic outlook

Diagnosed with heart disease at birth, Hannah Webb now expects a baby of her own. She returned to where her care began.

Few like to talk (or think) about it

But recommendations for Pap smears have changed. Find out what you don't know that could save your life with this doctor Q&A.

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Tessa’s Treats fill souls with love

Tessa Bird wasn't expected to live. She spent 76 days in the NICU. Now, she and her family give back by bringing treats for other NICU families.

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Metabolizing wellness

Carol Liebert had extra weight and heart trouble. Then she discovered exercise, education and encouragement.

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‘I would have been lost’

Support groups help moms overcome breastfeeding struggles.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘I think it’s a God thing’

When he couldn't afford treatment, a clinical trial prolonged Jim Blum's life so he could later be matched to a lung transplant.

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