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Capitol Hill
Advocacy

What Might Surprise You About Advocating On Capitol Hill?

Learn what parts of patient advocacy in Washington, D.C. might be so different, they surprise you, including what an "ask" is and who you'll meet.

Alisha Bridges leading a psoriasis awareness walk.
Advocacy

Why Are You a Patient Advocate?

Six HealthCentral patient experts covering conditions like psoriasis and breast cancer discuss why patient advocacy is an important part of their lives.

U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.
Advocacy

7 Tips for Patient Advocacy on Capitol Hill

If you're a patient advocate planning to bring your message of awareness to Capitol Hill, these 7 tips can help you prepare for your trip to Washington D.C.

Charis Hill speaks at press conference in 2017.
Advocacy

Insights In Patient Advocacy

The HealthCentral writers you know and love share their knowledge of advocating, including on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and at home.

Doctor sharing good news with a patient.
Treatment

Migraine Prevention Treatment Released — What It Means For You

Migraneurs have waited so long for this moment — some of you, your whole lives. Now let’s find out how this treatment is going to change your life. Find out how Aimovig is administered, how often, how much it costs, and whether its right for you.

Stethoscope.
Chronic Life

All In A Name: Who Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is Named After

“Thomas Hodgkin’s life continues to serve as a beacon for social justice and human rights applicable to physicians and lay persons alike.”

Trish outside her senator, Barbara Mikulski’s, office, during an advocacy day on Capitol Hill.
Advocacy

The Power of Patient Advocacy

Read the inspiring story of Trish Lannon, a colon cancer survior turned patient advocate who regularly speaks on Capitol Hill.

Aaron and Stefanie in a congressional office, with staffer, during Headache on the Hill.
Advocacy

Cluster Headache Advocate Speaks Out

Cluster headache advocate Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia. Learn about his advocacy.

Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-FL, and Candace Lerman on Capitol Hill.
Advocacy

How to Become a Health Advocate

Candace H. Lerman lives with a rare disease. She's also a driven patient advocate on Capitol Hill. Learn how she does it.

Mary Otto and the cover of her book Teeth.
Five Questions

Why Your Teeth Are Vital For Your Health

Health journalist Mary Otto explores why dental care is not fully covered under health insurance and other issues about the importance of oral health.