chronic illness

Health

Social Services Can Threaten Families of Children with Chronic Fatigue

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, is little understood by the general public. That lands some parents in the firing line.
Natasha Wynarczyk
5.2.19
Film

'Five Feet Apart' Portrays the Grueling Realities of Cystic Fibrosis

"CF is also disease I’ve fought bitterly for 32 years since being diagnosed at six months old...'Five Feet Apart' acknowledges the hard truths of fighting a losing battle."
Kyle O'Tain
3.19.19
Living With It

The Psychological Effect of Having to Give Up the Foods You Love

"I never stop craving just a few tacos with the twice-fried beans and a glass of milk.”
Erin Wisti
9.7.18
Broadly

100 Ways to Show Up for People with a Chronic Illness

For one, please stop suggesting we smoke weed.
Maggie Levantovskaya
8.14.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
6.20.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
6.18.18
Living With It

Having an Autoimmune Disease Makes Me Feel 50 Years Older

A night out for me usually means a week spent recovering from that very night out.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.24.17
Tonic Talks

T-Boz is Not Here for People Trolling Her About Illness or Trump

The T in TLC, a sickle cell disease advocate, talks about managing chronic illness and as well as her haters.
Rajul Punjabi
9.14.17
healthcare

For the Homeless, Housing Is Healthcare

And it's saving taxpayers' money.
Sony Salzman
8.23.17