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Blood Research: How Donating Blood Helps Advance Living-Saving Treatments and Cures

Health Stories Project has an exciting opportunity for Lymphoma patients living in the Seattle area who are interested in donating blood for research. Each participant can earn up to $345, and your donation could help make a real difference in future research. Click…
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Portraits of People Living With Mental Illness

A new project from award-winning photographer Walter Smith takes an honest look at people living with mental illness Walter Smith has always been drawn to people. The award-winning documentary photographer, whose professional career spans three decades, is especially known for his revealing portraits,…
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Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Depression

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) may not be a household name, but it affects millions of people. Also known as acne inversa, HS usually begins as pimple-like bumps on the skin. If the chronic condition worsens, the bumps can grow deep into the skin, becoming…
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January Health Story Prompts

It’s a brand new year full of brand new possibilities and the team at Health Stories Project couldn’t be more excited for the year to come. Last year we accomplished quite a bit. Our blog and social media channels grew dramatically, we started…
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Rural Healthcare: 5 Things We Learned From Speaking to Patients About Their Options

When it comes to healthcare, access means a wide variety of services that are readily available, of reasonable quality, and affordable to those who need them. Big city dwellers have plenty of options for everything from dental checkups and mental health care to…
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Real Talk About Lung Cancer and Stigma

One in 10 women around the world suffer from endometriosis, an often-painful and debilitating gynecologic condition, which involves inflammation and tissue adhesions in the abdominal cavity. We interviewed endometriosis patient and advocate, Heidi Berthoud about her multi-decade experience navigating this condition. Heidi, who…
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If you’re looking for something good to watch on Netflix you’re in luck! These 12 health stories are available to watch right now. So, pick up your remote, grab your favorite snack, and enjoy!   It’s Not Yet Dark Health Topic: Amyotrophic lateral…
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How Do We Reduce HIV Stigma? 6 Ideas from People with HIV, Advocates, and Educators

Stigma related to HIV has a tremendously destructive impact on individuals, families, and even communities. It can prevent people from getting tested, seeking treatment, or disclosing their diagnosis to those most likely to provide support. Who Can You Tell? The International Conference on…
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December Health Story Prompts

As you may recall, last month we provided health story prompts to encourage more people to send us stories. I am happy to report that we received a story from Shirley Davis about life with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). We are so thankful…
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Creature Comforts: Therapy Animals Who Work to Help Humans Heal

When Smiley the Blind Therapy Dog recently passed away at 15 years old after a long fight with cancer, thousands of people posted messages of grief across social media. Smiley, a fluffy golden retriever who was rescued from a puppy mill, was born…
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