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What It's Like to Live With One Breast
'There's that attachment you have with your breasts and the link they have with being a woman.'
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This Is What It's Like to Be an Asexual Woman
Here's what it means to be a woman when sexuality is a foreign concept.
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What Is a Gentle C-Section?
It's called a 'gentle' C-section.
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How I've Learned to Live With Early-Onset Dementia
One woman shares her honest account of being diagnosed with dementia at age 52.
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12 Struggles Real Moms With Anxiety Face
'Whenever my kids take longer-than-normal naps or sleep in, my first thought is that they're dead.'
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I Was Slowly Becoming Paralyzed, Until I Got a Surprising Diagnosis
Jesi Payne could barely walk or hold her kids — but a simple fix changed everything.
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What It's Really Like to Live With a Facial Deformity
'What I really think has had the most impact on me is the realization that I'm 34 years old and I've never had a boyfriend.'
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7 Things You Need to Know About Lyme Disease
It's no small matter.
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Mom Goes Viral for Facebook Photos Showing the Realities of Postpartum Depression
'I work twice as hard to hide this reality from you because I'm afraid to make you uncomfortable.'
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Teen's Viral Post Shows the World What It's Really Like to Live With Depression
'Depression is bad hygiene, dirty dishes, and a sore body from sleeping too much.'
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Michael Phelps Opens Up About 'Not Wanting to Be Alive Anymore' and Seeking Help for Depression
'I found myself at an all-time low.'
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What Caring for a Spouse With a Mental Illness Taught Me About Marriage
Together, we can overcome just about anything.
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Tick Bite Leaves Massachusetts Man in a Coma With Swollen Brain
Ticks are back in full force this year — and so are the serious diseases they carry.
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Mom's Raw Photo Shows the Scary Thing That Can Happen While Breastfeeding
All new moms should know about this potential complication.
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What Counts as a Pre-Existing Condition?
Here's everything you need to know about pre-existing conditions under the American Health Care Act.
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Nothing Will Stop This 7-Year-Old From Living Out Loud, Not Even 30+ Tumors in Her Leg and Brain
When Emma Leibow was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder at 9 months old, her parents were terrified.
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Dolly Parton Once Considered Suicide, According to a New Book
'It was devastating to be in that depressed state of mind.'
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The Stealthy Symptoms of Lyme Disease You Need to Know About
This disease is spreading fast. Is that pounding headache or sore elbow a sign that a tick got ahold of you? Hard to know.
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If Your Knees Click When You Stand Up, This Might Be Why
Scientists looked for the cause of 'noisy knees.'
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Study Suggests White Wine Might Trigger Rosacea
Red wine, however, apparently has no effect on the skin condition.
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