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10 Celebrities Who Have Battled Depression and Made It Through to the Other Side

We rarely hear about success stories of celebrities living with depression. Here are 10 luminaries that serve as inspiration on how to persist through darkness.

By Therese Borchard

My Secret Coping Mechanism for Dealing With RA

When RA pain creeps in, it’s hard to handle the rest of the world. That’s why this mom secretly turns to this coping mechanism.

By Cathy Kramer

When the Caregiver Has a Chronic Condition, Too

While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Helpful Resources for Lung Cancer Patients

Lung cancer can bring with it fatigue, nausea, and others issues. Here are resources, from planned meal prep to cleaning help to financial assistance, that can assist during your cancer treatment — and beyond.

By Eileen Bailey

How to Practice Self-Care When You Have Lung Cancer

Self-care strategies can help when you have lung cancer. Here are a few tips including practicing mindfulness and saying yes to help.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Coming to Terms with Insulin Injections: Corinna Cornejo's Story

Is taking insulin a mark of failure? A lot of people believe it is. Corinna Cornejo thinks otherwise.

By Pamela Kaufman

Let Patients Help: An Interview With ‘e-Patient Dave’ deBronkart

After his experience with kidney cancer, Dave became the infamous ‘e-Patient Dave’ – a leading voice for a movement to empower and engage people with medical conditions to become active participants in their healthcare.

By Lene Andersen

The Best and Worst Foods for Severe Asthma

Learn more about the foods that might be triggering your severe asthma.

By Jennifer Rackley

8 Baby Steps to Managing RA

It doesn’t always have to be huge monumental steps that help you manage your RA. Baby steps count, too.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Managing Water Sports With Psoriasis

If you have psoriatic arthritis, exercising in the water can help reduce the stress on your joints. The following tips and tricks will help you more fully enjoy water sports if you have psoriasis.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.