Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, inflammatory disorder of the immune system that affects several body systems simultaneously. READ MORE

What It's Like in the Depths of Sickness with Lupus

What is it like to live with lupus? In this post, I’m going to share what it was like to be in the depths of my sickness with lupus. I’ll paint a picture of what it was like to be incredibly, chronically ill.

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Who Is At Risk For Lupus?

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease.

Chronic Care Issues

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Atopic Dermatitis

Use this guide to have a helpful conversation if you have atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema

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Atopic Dermatitis Shows Up on Your Skin, but Its Effects Go Much Deeper

Commonly known as eczema, this skin condition can cause physical and emotional pain — but learning how to manage it makes all the difference

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What It’s Like to Care for a Child With Severe Eczema

My daughter has severe eczema and life-threatening food allergies. Keeping her safe is a family affair.

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Violent Colorado Arrest Puts Spotlight on How Police Treat Disabled People

Police often lack the skills to interact with people with mental and physical disabilities

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I Thought Weight-Loss Surgery Would End My Struggle With Obesity. Then I Found Out Maintaining a Healthy Body and Mind Is a Lifelong Commitment.

I had obesity my entire life until I had gastric bypass surgery. When I began gaining weight again, medication and a strong mental game helped me stay on track.

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Losing Weight Helped Heal Not Just My Body, But My Mind and Spirit, Too

A combination of surgery, exercise and medication gave me a brand new lifestyle. I've never looked back.

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Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences

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What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease

IBD affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.

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Genomics, mutations, and treatment options for Head & Neck Cancer

Studying genetic changes in cancer cells may be helpful in developing better treatments for head and neck cancer

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