Chronic Illness

Stories about interesting people, for whom managing a chronic health condition is just another layer in a rich and varied life.

The Kid Who Couldn't Eat

A year without eating only made John Capecelatro a better chef... and a better friend.

Crafting Through Chronic Illness

Untold numbers of people suffering chronic conditions are turning to Etsy to find purpose and a livelihood through illness.

Saving The World From Vertigo

After suffering her own severe issues with the condition, Carol Foster invented a new way to combat vertigo that has won fans around the world.

Beauty Beyond Psoriasis

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

Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

How a self-conscious teenage girl came through scoliosis to become a proud, irrepressible young woman.

Cycling Across Canada For Crohn's

With a backpack full of bear repellant, Michelle Brideau is biking nearly 3,000 miles while dealing with a chronic condition.

Tiny Tales On Her Fingertips

A love for manicures and nail art helps Anthea Whittle deal with a rare neurological condition.

Art That Makes People Think: "This Is How I Feel."

Medical student-turned-designer Josie Vallely uses collaborative visual art to tell the unheard stories of people with health conditions and to affect broader social change.