Q&As

Intimate interviews with remarkable people living their lives while managing a condition.

The Blind Mountain Hiker Who Paints What He Feels

British landscape artist Keith Salmon didn't let the loss of sight disrupt his love of painting the outdoors.

Beauty Beyond Psoriasis

As a beauty blogger, Christina Patrice has made her condition visible to the whole world.

The Sight-Challenged Survivor Of 9/11

If he hadn't been raised to do everything a sighted person could do, Michael Hingson may never have escaped the 76th floor of Tower One.

How To Help A Loved One With Dementia

Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer's Speaks, explains why we shouldn't try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives.

Paralyzed by Multiple Sclerosis, A Writer Dictates His Novels

Acclaimed writer and guitarist Anthony Weller has been paralyzed from the neck down since 2010, but continues to pen novels by dictating to a live typist.

The Scholar With Schizophrenia

Elyn R. Saks was just a teenager when she started believing her thoughts could kill other people. But with treatment, her schizophrenia didn't stop her from living a happy, intellectually-fulfilling life.

Painting In Pain

Haiti-born artist Hertz Nazaire explains why he rejected commercial success in order to bring visibility to those, like him, suffering from Sickle-cell disorder.

Hearing The Call Of The Tuba Thieves

The binaural hearing loss of visual artist Alison O'Daniel informs every aspect of her serene and sometimes surreal art.