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Ask Ada: I Need Help With My Bipolar Son

Plus: COVID ruined my kid's birthday party!

How America’s COVID Reopening Is Like Recovering From A Brain Injury

After a concussion, I rushed to get my life back to normal, and had a major relapse that left me worse off than before. Sound familiar?

Having A Heart Attack During COVID-19

I was so scared of risking my life going to the hospital in a pandemic, I could have died from staying away.

When COVID-19 Shut Down Her Therapies, Painting Became The Ultimate Pain Medicine

For 24 years, artist Kara LeFrance has turned to art to help control her chronic pain. But when the pandemic shut down her ketamine treatments, her painting took on new urgency.

Ask Ada: I Have The BRCA Mutation. Should I Have Kids?

Plus: I have lupus, and I think going back to teach might just kill me.

Ask Ada: My Friend Has Been Lying About Exposing Us To Coronavirus

Plus: how to find resources for a disabled child during a pandemic.

How Social Distancing Is Improving My Disabled Life

As isolated people, the lives of me and my wife have actually become easier now that the rest of the world is cooped up with us.

Ask Ada: I Think My Ex- Is Taking Advantage Of My Condition

Plus: what to do when your parents won't take coronavirus seriously.

For OCD Me, Lockdown Was Easy. It’s Going Back To ‘Normal’ That Scares Me

If COVID-19 was my worst nightmare, the freedom I found in lockdown was a dream.

Ask Ada: Argh! How Do I Get My Kids To Wear Their Masks?

Plus: what can I do if I think one of my family members if getting sick during lockdown?

In Africa, COVID Is Killing Public Health

Experts sound the alarm over COVID-19 increasing tropical diseases deaths in West Africa.

I Have Vasculitis. COVID-19 Is The First Time I Have Hope.

Doctors and researchers never seemed very interested in my debilitating chronic health condition. Then it became a coronavirus symptom.