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How The Queen Of Selfishness Taught Me To Accept My Disability

Ayn Rand isn't exactly known for her altruism, but when Chris Sciabarra discovered 'The Fountainhead' author as a teen, she inspired him to think of his disability in a new way.

The Weight: Caregiver Fatigue And Diabetes

When your kid's life is on the line, caregiving is a 24 hour job. What do you do when that job wears you down?

How To Spot A Fake Service Dog

Service dogs helps hundreds of thousands of people live their daily lives, but counterfeits muddy the waters and create chaos. That's why Lon Hodge and his dog Gander are trying to educate people.

GERD and the Midnight Gurgle

Many sufferers of gastroesophageal reflux disease spend their nights sleepless with fear that they'll choke to death before morning. Here's what that's like.

What Depression Means When You’re An Immigrant’s Kid

If you're a first-generation American, how do you tell your family about your depression when they believe that the answer to everything is to lift yourself up by your bootstraps?

What Rap Taught Me About Diabetes

Living with Type 1 Diabetes isn't glamorous, but its made an indelible impression on my music.

My Father The Werewolf

When I was a kid, my Dad taught me all about werewolves. Little did I know he was preparing me to understand his depression.

Doctors, Stop Gaslighting Women in Pain

For almost 4,000 years, doctors have been treating women in pain less seriously than men. That needs to stop. Now.

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.

Ending The End-Of-Life Conveyer Belt

Dr. Jessica Zitter, the subject of a new Netflix documentary, says that patients and doctors both are in denial about death, and that denial leads to more suffering than it saves us from.

How Sgt. Pepper’s Gave Doctors The Ability To Scan For Brain Tumors

Millions of doctors and patients owe a debt of gratitude to the Beatles. If it wasn't for their music, the CAT scan might never have made it to market.

The Illustrated World Of An Autistic Superhero-Artist

Ray Vickers' one-of-a-kind comics, which feature teddy bear ninjas and sword-wielding bunny superheroes, have become highly-prized by art collectors. But for Ray, they're a way of making sense of the world.