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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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10 Important Facts to Know About Coronavirus

Knowledge is power, so here are the stats and facts that will help give you a clearer picture of COVID-19, the new illness making its way around the globe.

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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 receiving 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).

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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Living Well With Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious lifelong illness that attacks the liver. It is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person.

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Living With Lung Cancer

The latest wisdom on how to manage lung cancer, including insights from caregivers and survivors.

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Taking Charge of Psoriasis

Learn how to manage flares whether at home or away; the right way to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and what your dermatologist wishes you knew.