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When A Stroke Robbed Me Of What I Loved Most

After a stroke, I discovered I couldn't write anymore. Here's how I got my writer's voice back.

Mourning Luke Perry As A Gen X Stroke Survivor

If Luke Perry's death teaches us anything, it's that no one is too young to have a stroke.

How To Job Hunt When You’re Disabled

Finding a job when you're chronically ill can be a challenge. So we spoke to an expert who has placed hundreds of disabled jobseekers for tips.

Ask Ada: Social Media Is Triggering My Grief At Being Chronically Ill

Ada helps a son come to terms with his relationship with his mother after her stroke. Plus, how to deal with jealousy and grief after PCOS.

Bruce Willis, A Brain Hemorrhage, and Me

After a stroke put me in the hospital, I turned to the films of Bruce Willis to teach me how to Live Free and Die Hard.

How Gardening Healed My Mother After Her Stroke

My 93-year-old mother never really cared about her garden. Then she had a stroke, and growing vegetables became her passion.

Moleskines & Memory

After a stroke at 33 left her with amnesia, Christine Hyung-Oak Lee turned to journals to make sense of her present, her future, and her past.

Two Traumatized Brains, Aligned

As I recover from a stroke, I am better able to understand and relate to my mother's Parkinson's.

From Rough Time To Ry’s Ruffery

A stroke showed Daniela Kelly that she could do anything, even run a business.

From AIDS to Zika, New Books Teach Kids About Conditions

Whether Crohn's disease, lactose intolerance, or childhood depression, a growing number of children books feature diseases and ailments as their subjects.