Tag: Illness

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Why I Told My Family About My Lupus Diagnosis

Inherited intergenerational trauma is very much real. It’s often mentioned in the context of c...

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Past Family Trauma Is Genetically Expressed

Everyone knows about DNA, but did you know that the trauma of your ancestors can determine how y...

Holidays
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Finding Gratitude Wherever You Are 

Thanksgiving, 2001.  It is my first winter in New York. It’s just a little over two months af...

Recipes
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9 Cookbooks For Diabetics Who Want Mouth-Watering Meals

Diabetics know that portion control and balancing their carbohydrate and sugar intake are an imp...

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What Sleep Paralysis Really Feels Like

According to studies , sleep paralysis, a sleep-dream occurrence, is somewhat common in the gene...

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How One Woman's Health Scare Led to a Complete Transfor...

I wasn’t always the avid runner many people know me as today. In fact, I pretty much detested r...

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Wendy Williams Facing 'Serious' Health 'Complications,'...

The season 13 premiere of The Wendy Williams Show is getting pushed back yet again due to the ?...

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World Health Organization Approves First Ever Malaria V...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially endorsed the first-ever vaccine to prevent ma...

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One Woman’s Journey of Addiction and Recovery With a...

My younger sister Jackie always enjoyed wine. She couldn’t always distinguish between fine wine...

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Boobs, Sweat, Tears: How One Woman Continued to Thrive...

I met Peggy Kennedy in the fall of 2015. I had just signed up for my first marathon, and she was...

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Amy Schumer Opens Up About Surgery To Remove Uterus, En...

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer opened up to fans this week about having surgery to remove both...

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How Two Teachers Who Really Saw Me Changed My Life

Kids have it a lot harder than people give them credit for. Teenagers often have it the worst. W...

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What to Do When the Body Positivity Movement Leaves You...

I am all about body positivity. I have spent the majority of my life struggling with my weight d...

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To Reduce Hospital Waste, She’s Making Reusable Hospi...

According to research from The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council , hospitals in the U.S. can...

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Coco Gauff Withdraws From Olympics After Testing Positi...

Coco Gauff announced she'll not be playing at the Summer Games in Tokyo after testing posit...

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Why I Plan to Continue Wearing a Mask in Public

No bones about it, wearing a mask can be annoying. I assumed my iLASIK corrective vision surgery...

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I'm Chronically Ill. Please Don't Make Me Come Back Int...

I remember an especially hard day of work. It was in the summer a couple years back and I was a...

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A Particularly Poignant World AIDS Day

On December 1 each year, we take a day to remember those worldwide who are living with HIV (human...

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Watch This Emotional 'Swan Lake' Dance by a Former Ball...

A video of an elderly ballerina dancing to the music from Swan Lake,  despite battling memory l...

Work and Money
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After Getting Sick, She’s Helping Others Prepare End-...

It’s difficult to think about end-of-life plans. In a perfect world, things would sort themsel...

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This Teen May Have Just Helped Find a COVID-19 Cure

A 14-year-old girl from Texas may have just discovered a potential cure for COVID-19. Anika Chebr...

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Cancer Made Me a Leader: Women in Business Video Series

Annie had a tough but rewarding life before cancer. Her focus was her loving husband and her busi...

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Fighting Cancer with Glamour: Women in Business Video S...

Annie, a Native American entrepreneur, is, with the loving support of her husband, battling Stage...

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Normal Grief Looks Like...

Feeling great one minute and falling to pieces the next. Avoiding people and things that remind y...

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Amy Schumer Opens Up About Lyme Disease Diagnosis

Amy Schumer revealed she’s been battling Lyme disease in a recent throwback post on social med...

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How to Fire Your Doctor

For some people, leaving their doctor might cause as much stress as leaving a romantic relations...

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Love, Intimacy, and Disease

When it comes to health and wellness, we are often at the mercy of our body, our daily habits, a...

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This Woman Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer at Age 35....

Reshma Gopaldas received her first mammogram at age 35 — and she’s never regretted it. “Ev...

Parenting
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Finding Out My Son Had Severe Food Allergies

When Zane was born, I knew something was wrong. From the time he was an infant onward, he was al...

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How to Choose the Right Doctor

In general, the whole doctor-patient dynamic is often set up as if they’re the expert and you?...

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The Day I Learned of My Father’s Cancer

“I went in for a routine check up,” he said. “But the doctors found something. I have pros...

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My Emotional Wellness in the Midst of My Health Crisis

During my freshman year of college, I found a lump in my breast. Obviously, the first thing your...

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Shining Bright for Brain Power

Executive Function is the part of the brain that regulates self-control, creativity, reasoning, m...

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A Story of Two Sisters: How We Cope with Cancer

Do you remember how it feels when the GPS makes you drive the wrong way on a one-way street? You...

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My New Lease on Life After a Potentially Catastrophic B...

Until 2014, I was fortunate to have not had any significant health problems. Not knowing my gene...

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Fear of the Unknown

Everyone lives with fear. When will the day come when we have to face one of our biggest fears?...

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How to Overcome Anxiety at Work

For 10 years, I’ve managed my anxiety with a combination of medication and therapy. However, m...

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Why I Told Everyone I Had Uterine Polyps

I was in the chair for my routine annual exam when my trusty ob/gyn pressed a bit harder with the...

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