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“We'll Start Losing People We Didn’t Have to Lose”

Doctors are doing everything they can to save people fighting COVID-19. But one New York City physician fears it might not be enough.

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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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Blood

New Tech Lets You Test Your Blood Sugar Without Needles

Thanks to artificial intelligence, no-prick glucose testing may be the wave of the future for diabetics.

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Symptoms

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Symptoms

Signs of this disease can look like every other stomach issue you’ve ever had, making it hard to know when to worry. Here’s what the experts say are possible red flags.

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Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Causes

Who gets it? And why? There's still a ton to learn about this serious condition. We went to the experts to find out exactly what we do (and don't) know right now.

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Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Treatment and Medication

In recent years, major research advances have given hope to those dealing with this serious disease. Discover the latest options available, and how they're changing the game.

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Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Stages

If you've been diagnosed with this disease, your path forward will depend largely on how far along the cancer is. Learn more about the different stages, and how it affects the types of treatments you may receive.

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Diagnosis

Just Diagnosed With Hepatitis C? Here Are Your Next Steps

Know what to do with Hepatitis C from diagnosis and testing to treatment and beyond.

Featured Health Advocates

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

Mike Veny
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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.

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Brainstorming MS!

Learn about the many ways you can keep your brain healthy with MS, from diet and exercise to starting medicines once MRI scans show certain changes.

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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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Living With Crohn's Disease

Whether it's dancing, biking, traveling, or hiking: yes, you can do that with Crohn's. Learn which foods will help rather than harm; how to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and how to navigate stigma.