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The Silent Epidemic Among Young People
The Silent Epidemic Among Young People

By on September 16, 2014 at 2:04 am

It’s a chronic, debilitating liver disease, but it’s not Hepatitis, nor is it caused by alcoholism. Three percent of the average sized population

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Biking Over the Obstacles
Biking Over the Obstacles

By on September 8, 2014 at 8:24 pm

 Mattress delivery man. That may not be a typical job for someone with a serious, chronic illness, but Matthew Purvis, 30, of Pensacola,

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Nursing Homes Too Expensive for Baby Boomers
Nursing Homes Too Expensive for Baby Boomers

By on August 29, 2014 at 8:44 pm

As our population ages and the prevalence of chronic disease is on the rise, more and more older Americans will need skilled nursing

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Living with the Stigma of Chronic Disease
Living with the Stigma of Chronic Disease

By on August 26, 2014 at 9:54 pm

Think back to the worst flu you ever had. The pounding headache; dizziness; crushing exhaustion; muscle aches like you’d just spent

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No One Should Choose Between Medications and Daily Needs
No One Should Choose Between Medications and Daily Needs

By on August 21, 2014 at 8:06 pm

If you were so financially strapped that you had to choose between food and medicine, which would you choose? According to a recent

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Chronic Illness and Depression: Lessons Learned from Robin Williams
Chronic Illness and Depression: Lessons Learned from Robin Williams

By on August 18, 2014 at 7:54 pm

There is something about the loss of Robin Williams that feels especially personal even to those of us who only knew him through

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Power of Patient Advocacy Groups
Power of Patient Advocacy Groups

By on August 13, 2014 at 7:43 pm

It seems like every day someone is running a marathon, growing facial hair, or shaving their head in support

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Not All Chronic Pain is Equal
Not All Chronic Pain is Equal

By on August 11, 2014 at 7:07 pm

We know that depression and other mental health problems are common for people living with chronic physical health issues, and

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Why You Should Seek Out Doctors Who Specialize in Your Chronic Disease
Why You Should Seek Out Doctors Who Specialize in Your Chronic Disease

By on August 7, 2014 at 6:03 pm

Karen Smith has Parkinson’s disease. Every three months – sometimes more often – she travels three-and-a-half hours from

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Why You Should Seek Out Doctors Who Specialize in Your Chronic Disease
Why You Should Seek Out Doctors Who Specialize in Your Chronic Disease

By on July 28, 2014 at 6:14 pm

By Alison Palkhivala

Karen Smith has Parkinson’s disease. Every three months – sometimes more often – she travels three-and-a-half

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