Brittany Shoot

Virginia Woolf’s Powerful Essay On Illness

In "On Being Ill", the feminist author asked an important question: why isn't illness one of the great themes of literature, alongside love and battle?

The Duchess Of Depression: “Lithium Saved My Life.”

Always a great actress, Academy Award winner Patty Duke credited proper medication as what gave her the right tools to be a good mom.

The Brain Injury That Helped End Slavery

A vicious blow to the head may have been the catalyst that turned Harriet Tubman into an Abolitionist hero.

Spreading Awareness With Laughter

Comedienne Nina G. and her troupe, the Comedians With Disabilities Act, prove that having a condition doesn't mean you can't laugh about it.