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Take it to the bank

Back in the fall of 2006, Tami and Matt Byrd of Rochester Hills, Michigan, were busy growing their family and frantically adjusting to their schedule as parents of two rambunctious boys. It was an eventful but exciting time for the … Continue reading

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American heart

At the 1996 Olympic games, Shannon Miller wowed the world when she became the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history. Now the gold medalist, cancer survivor, entrepreneur and mom is on a mission to inspire women to live their best … Continue reading

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Treatable, beatable

The cells cord blood is rich in are called hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs. These cells are responsible for forming all the other types of blood cells in your body. As a result, they can be used to treat over … Continue reading

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A life-saving option

A slew of thoughts ran through my mind when I found out I was expecting my first little bundle. Is it a boy or a girl? What color should I paint the nursery? Will he or she look like me? … Continue reading

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