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Corona Memes That'll Make You Smile

Sometimes you just have to laugh so you don't cry. And in this time of constant coronavirus worry and fear, we're totally there.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

New and Noteworthy

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Heart Attack

A heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction (MI), generally occurs when there is a blockage of blood flow to the heart, resulting in the heart not recieving the oxygen and nutrients it needs.

Diabetes and the Thyroid Gland

Hashimoto's Disease

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder, characterized by the production of antibodies in response to thyroid antigens (antibody producing) and the replacement of normal thyroid structures with lymphocytes and lymphoid germinal centers.

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Graves' Disease

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease characterized by a metabolic imbalance resulting from overproduction of thyroid hormones (thyrotoxicosis).

Gonorrhea definition.

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhea, a bacterium that grows and multiplies quickly in moist, warm areas of the body such as the cervix, urinary tract, mouth, or rectum.

Gynecological Exams: Do You Still Need Them?

Genital Warts

Genital warts, also known as condylomata acuminata, are small growths in the genital area, commonly appearing around the vaginal opening or inside the vagina on the cervix, around the anus, on the penis, and on the perineum (the area between the genitals and anus).

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Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a viral infection characterized by outbreaks of painful sores on the genitals. Most often it spreads through sexual contact.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Featured Collections

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Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Adapt and Thrive

Our experts share how they've adapted their homes, workplaces, and hobbies to continue pursuing their daily lives and goals with psoriatic arthritis.

Vincent Nguyen and Starla Mathis

Getting a Handle on Hidradenitis Suppurativa

HS is not an easy condition to live with: It's painful. It's often embarrassing. And it can even be disfiguring. Even worse, most people have no idea what it even is. We'll answer all of your questions so you can be sure to get the treatment, advice, and support you need.

COPD Cheat Sheet

Simple Ways to Live Easier With COPD

Our guide to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease explains everything you need to know about how COPD progresses, how it’s best treated, and most important, how you can keep doing the things you love to do.