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How is your world shaped by your body? Imagine what it’s like to be in someone else’s body, having their experience. I am my illness.
To that awkward greeting, Richard Wassersug, who has lived with prostate cancer over 25 years, crafted an apt answer—and a call to action.
Fatigue, a common companion of many chronic illnesses, is a persistent feeling of having no energy, even with minimal or no exertion.
Both recipients had Stage IV lung cancer and were given only weeks to live. Here’s why double lung transplants are so uncommon.
Breast cancer survivor Warrior Megsie has lived with intolerable back pain. When she sought help, she was dismissed and fat-shamed.
A pilot program allowed people with cancer, AIDS and other illnesses to receive hospice care without ending treatments for their conditions.
A new study offers an online calculator that estimates how changing your eating habits can shift life expectancy.
To be sick at Christmas is a bummer. Sick with COVID would be worse.
Those on the margins of society or with life-limiting illnesses and other social determinants offer a wisdom that often goes unrecognized.
What are the best ways to keep cancer survivors engaged in physical activity? A new study looks for answers.
Last month’s bump up in my surprise PSA test hasn’t fazed me at all. It is what it is. Move on. Maybe that’s a mistake.
People living with chronic illnesses are coming up with ingenious coping mechanisms in the face of COVID-19.
Seniors in nursing homes and assisted living centers will be among the first to vaccinated. Other older adults may have to wait longer.
These survivors are more likely to develop high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disorder and other chronic conditions.
Weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus, one in five young adults without chronic conditions had not fully recovered.
Cortisol is more than a stress hormone—it also plays a major role in regulating sleep and other important physiological functions.
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