lupus

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Agent Lupus in the F.B.I.

As an FBI agent, Shahna Richman was trained to handle everything from bank robbers to serial killers, but it never prepared her for lupus.

How A Comic Book Disease Helped Me Come To Terms With Lupus

When it comes to getting people to treat sickness seriously, a fictional disease can sometimes be more powerful than a real one.

When Lupus Happens To You

In today's celebrity culture, it's all too common to compare yourself to the glitterati... but that cuts both ways when you have an autoimmune disease.

8 Inspiring #ChronicallyIll Women To Follow On Instagram

By documenting their lives with a health condition, these incredible women are not only fighting stigma and raising awareness, they're helping build communities.

Is Medical Crowdfunding Really The Answer To A Broken Healthcare System?

These three stories of individuals who used crowdfunding to raise money to pay their medical bills show that sites like Indiegogo are just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to navigating the system.

Community Roundup: How Do You Learn To Advocate For Yourself?

Advocating for yourself when you have a disability or health condition is a constant challenge. Here's some advice on how to do it effectively.

Mixed Blessings

Multi-ethnic patients can have a harder time matching with a bone marrow donor. This nonprofit aims to change that.

Community Roundup: What Advice Would You Give The Recently Diagnosed?

If you had just one piece of advice to give at the beginning of a friend's journey post-diagnosis, what would it be?

The Patient Whisperer

In medicine, plain language saves lives, which is why Jennifer Pearce dedicated her career to helping patients understand doctors, and the other way around.