9 Artists on Instagram Who Are Living With Chronic Illness

Many people who live with a chronic illness find that there are few genuine distractions from the pain and inconvenience that come with being sick. This might be why so many patients turn to art as a way to escape (or even explore)…
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6 Things You Should Know About Life with Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

Imagine visiting Yankee Stadium and being selected and singled out of the entire crowd. Being born with Hereditary angioedema (or HAE) is a similarly rare event. It’s so rare, in fact, that many doctors aren’t accustomed to diagnosing it and patients with HAE may…
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 Just Diagnosed with Melanoma? These 24 Messages Are for You

We deliver new health stories each week! –>   Catching melanoma early can save your life, but diagnosis is often a tricky process. After initial discovery of a suspicious mole there is a biopsy (which involves skin tissue being removed and viewed under…
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Breathe Easy: How One Man is Fighting To Change The Perception of Cystic Fibrosis

We deliver new health stories each week! –>   Inherited genetically, cystic fibrosis (CF) affects more than 30,000 people in the U.S. alone. In fact, about one in 25 people is a carrier of the disease. Still, many don’t know about CF or…
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9 Podcasts about Health Worth Checking Out

I’m a podcast geek. For me, the cool thing about podcasts is that you can hear interesting stories, and learn something new, all while doing something totally mundane. I can learn about coffee while I’m grocery shopping, meditation while I’m doing the dishes…
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Agender in America: Transgender Healthcare Experiences

This is the second of two planned articles detailing gendered experiences in the American healthcare system. Click here to read Part 1. If you would like to share your health experiences, please sign up here. While the transgender community has gained greater visibility,…
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7 Cancer Survivors You Should Follow

Have you been affected by cancer or another health condition? Sign up to share your experiences with Health Stories Project! Before the 1980’s the definition of a “cancer survivor” was someone who had shown no evidence of cancer for five years. But groups like the National…
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5 Ways to Share Your Health Story

How does treatment for multiple sclerosis affect someone’s social life? Does medication for Hidradenitis Suppurativa improve emotional well-being? Can exercise make daily life with type 1 diabetes easier? We all know that questions like these are important for people living with a serious…
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We first met Jim and learned his story when he signed up to participate in a virtual patient panel. If you’re interested in sharing your story and hearing about opportunities like the one Jim had, sign up to share your story. “This is…
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We deliver new health stories each week! –>   Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyous time of anticipation. Baby showers, nurseries, and nesting all add to the fun and excitement. Even when morning sickness gets extreme, and doctors’ visits get old, it’s…
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