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Nurse loses 157 pounds in one year  Featured
Nurse loses 157 pounds in one year
He says one simple step jump-started his journey to a healthier life. Learn more about his story.
With a stroke, time is of the essence 
With a stroke, time is of the essence
It changed his life, but Tim Roecker says he’s almost thankful it happened because of what he’s come to appreciate.
What’s the best thing to say to someone who is depressed?  Featured
What’s the best thing to say to someone who is depressed?
The mood disorder affects more than 15 million Americans, so knowing what to say – and not to say – is important.
The less common symptoms of breast cancer 
The less common symptoms of breast cancer
Most women know to look for lumps, but what about other less common indicators that something is wrong.
Changing the lives of Latin American teenagers forever 
Changing the lives of Latin American teenagers forever
Alejandra and Christian had never traveled outside of El Salvador until they received the chance of a lifetime this month.
Angels among us: Life in the NICU 
Angels among us: Life in the NICU
Meghan’s story begins when she found out she was having twins. But when they were born at 28 weeks, everything changed.
Could a tiny chip have saved some of your favorite celebs? 
Could a tiny chip have saved some of your favorite celebs?
Researchers may have uncovered a new way to fight the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Learn more.