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Could COVID-19 Cause a Drug Shortage?

Hype around hydroxychloroquine continues to grow. That's a problem for people who rely on it to manage their chronic disease.

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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Let's Talk About COVID-19

It may feel like Contagion come true…but knowledge and preparedness are your best defense against the novel coronavirus. No fake news here.

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Let’s Talk About Lung Cancer Stages

If you’ve been diagnosed with this disease, the path your treatment will take depends on your cancer stage. Learn more about what each stage means, and how doctors determine where your cancer falls.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.

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A Healthier, Happier Future With Psoriasis

How do you find love with psoriasis? How do you handle awkward questions or assumption? It all comes down to self confidence, our patient experts say. Here's how to boost yours.