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I Have An AutoImmune Disease

– I have lupus. – I have type one diabetes. – I have Hashimoto’s. – I have ankylosing spondylitis and Crohn’s disease. One day, it was December 19th like I’ll never forget it and I just woke up and my right foot was really swollen. – Honestly throughout my life I’ve had like health issues, […]

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Chronic Illness Awareness••My Story

Chronic Illness Awareness••My Story

Every single one of are faced with challenges in our lives and today, I am ready to tell My Story. My journey began when I was 19 years old. I had great health I was athletic, outdoorsy, energetic and very driven. I went to school at ASU full-time and I was on the Dean’s List […]

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A Terrifying Disease That Will Turn You Into a Tree

A Terrifying Disease That Will Turn You Into a Tree

In Greek mythology, a beautiful naiad nymph named Daphne captured the eye of Apollo, the God of light. Apollo made many advances towards Daphne, but she rejected him multiple times. Still, like a guy wearing a fedora on a mission, he wouldn’t give up. He chased after her, which pushed Daphne to cry to her […]

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The Ups and Downs of Evidence Based Medicine

In medicine the term evidence-based causes more arguments than you might expect and that’s quite apart from the recent political controversy over why certain words were avoided in CDC budget documents. The arguments don’t divide along predictable partisan lines either. Evidence-based medicine is the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage. The mission of evidence-based medicine […]

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This advice could help parents of kids with serious illnesses

This advice could help parents of kids with serious illnesses

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now the latest entry to the “NewsHour” Bookshelf, advice for parents coping with very sick children from someone who spent a career working with families facing stress they never prepared for. After a career as a psychologist and counselor specializing in the care of children with cancer, Joanna Breyer has written “When Your […]

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9 Chronic Illness Misconceptions

9 Chronic Illness Misconceptions

Flare ups can be horribly timed and sometimes they can be greatly timed and you have no say in the matter Just stop judging people and questioning the legitimacy of their illnesses. Thanks Hey guys, I’m Izzy and today I’m talking about chronic illness misconceptions, so let us begin It’s the same day to day […]

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