Q&As

Intimate interviews with remarkable people living their lives while managing a condition.

Stepping Out Of Epilepsy's Shadow

Pulitzer Prize-nominated author and journalist Kurt Eichenwald opens up about his lifelong struggle with epilepsy.

The Rusty Nail That Almost Killed Me

Three years ago, Michael Porter went into a coma and almost died. Now with one less arm, he wants to educate the public about the dangers of sepsis.

This Deaf Medical Student Is Using Microsoft's HoloLens To Fix A Huge Healthcare Problem

Not enough doctors know American Sign Language to treat deaf patients. That's a problem Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus, who is deaf himself, thinks augmented reality can help solve.
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MS Through A Photographer's Eyes

Hannah Laycock's vivid photography shows life from the perspective of someone with multiple sclerosis.

Yes, You Can Get Lyme Disease From Ticks in Winter

Cold climes don’t stop some species of ticks from actively gorging on us and our pets. Here's how to protect yourself.

The Computer Scientist Trapped Inside His Own Body

Martin Pistorius was 14 when he became locked inside his own body, powerless to move or speak. But computers helped free him.

The Sight-Challenged Survivor Of 9/11

If he hadn't been raised to do everything a sighted person could do, Michael Hingson may never have escaped the 76th floor of Tower One.
The silhouette of a man doing a karate kick against a clouded sky at sunrise.

From Karate Kid To Paralysis

Jake Levitt was just 12 when he had his first attack of periodic paralysis, a rare orphan disease. The rest of his life has been spent fighting back.