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Formerly Paralyzed Dad Learns to Walk Again
He wanted to be able to dance with his wife and walk his daughters down the aisle — and now he can.
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I Thought I Was Too Young for a Hysterectomy
By age 33, I had already faced more health problems than most people do in a lifetime. Then I got uterine cancer.
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I Survived An Abusive Relationship
In a martial arts cage, Joanna was fearless. But when her ex got abusive, fighting back required a different kind of strength.
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How This Woman Lost Half Her Body Weight
Up next: Shedding a few more pounds and undergoing skin removal surgery.
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Girl With Schizophrenia Draws Her Hallucinations
She draws the voices she hears, too.
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The Inspiring Way One Woman Dropped 154 Pounds in a Year and a Half
Jennifer Robinson transformed her shape with a routine that brings out the warrior inside her. You've got one, too.
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She Was Depressed and Hated Exercise — Then She Lost 130 Pounds and Became a Personal Trainer
This mom is blowing us away with her newfound physical — and emotional — strength.
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This Mom Cut Four Foods Out of Her Diet to Lose 155 Pounds
'There are so many people out there like me, and I want them to know there's hope.'
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Doctors Diagnosed Me With Anxiety, But I Was Actually Suffering From a Chronic Illness
After 80 visits to the doctor in one year, 23-year-old Nadia didn't know how else to prove her illness wasn't in her mind.
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What It's Really Like to Have a Lazy Eye
Five surgeries, years of torment, and lots of confusion later, I'm still standing.
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Doctors Can Take Sick Baby Off Life Support Against Parents' Wishes, Judge Rules
The 8-month-old's parents wanted to take him to the United States for an experimental treatment. Now they might not get the chance.
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Exhausted, Isolated, and Desperate: How a Doctor Got Hooked on Her Patients' Drugs
With easy access to an opioid called fentanyl, one anesthesiologist started stealing from the hospital she worked at to feed her addiction.
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Rule-Breaking Nurses Helped This Dying Man Get His Final Wish
They ignored hospital regulations for just a few hours.
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Sibling Rivalry Helped These Sisters Lose a Combined 245 Pounds
'My goodness, you're getting smaller than me. That can't happen.'
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Everyone Needs to Read This Powerful 'Humans of New York' Story About Anxiety
'I thought that if nobody knew, it didn't exist.'
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Prepare to Be Inspired by This Amazing Amputee Yoga Teacher
Her left leg was partially amputated when she was a baby, but that doesn't stop her from posing like a pro.
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How One Mom's Post About Itchiness During Pregnancy Might Have Saved Her Baby's Life
Here's everything you need to know about intraheptic cholestasis of pregnancy.
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Kindergartener Loses Her Leg After Strep Throat Leads to Painful Infection
A flesh-eating bacterial infection led to necessary amputation for little Tessa.
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I Used to Think Vaccines Caused My Son's Autism — But I Was So Wrong
'It doesn't take much for our children to start getting these diseases again.'
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A Seemingly Harmless Bump on This 18-Month-Old's Head Turned Out to Be a Rare, Aggressive Cancer
'We try to act like everything is OK because we don't want her to be scared.'
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