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I Became My Father's Parent at 32
But I never even told my friends about the stress of becoming my dad's proxy. I didn't think I could.
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12 Things Your Eyes Are Trying to Tell You
Don't overlook these easy-to-spot warning signs.
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I Was Born Without a Womb or Vagina
'Oh, you don't seem to have anything inside you,' the doctor said.
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I Never Expected a Year with Cancer to Be My Best
I finally took off my wig, grabbed my sons' hands, and dove in.
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5 Things You Should Know About Psoriasis
Because Kim Kardashian isn't the only one struggling with it.
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I Was Diagnosed With Autism in My Late 30s
'In my generation, autism wasn't usually diagnosed unless you had a severe case of it.'
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Yeast Infections
You might even have one and not even realize it. Yikes.
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I Bled for Five Months During My Pregnancy
At first, I thought I was having a miscarriage — but it was something else.
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Demi Lovato Celebrates Five Years of Sobriety With Heartfelt Instagram Post
'It's been quite the journey, but it's well worth it.'
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I Might Not Be Alive Today If It Weren't for the Affordable Care Act
Without insurance, the treatment I need costs $83,000.
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On Having a Baby and a Heart Attack: Why You Might Be at Risk for This Life-Threatening Disease
Maria Moore was a young, healthy new mom... and that's what almost killed her.
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What It's Like to Get a Colonoscopy in Your 20s
And why you should never, ever Google your symptoms.
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I Instagrammed My Double Mastectomy
Paige More describes why her scars are sexier than her breasts.
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We Won't Let Our Chronic Illnesses Define Who We Are
These women have proven a diagnosis doesn't have to stop you from doing amazing things.
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Demi Lovato Is Tired of People Using the Term 'Bipolar' Incorrectly
'You don't say, I can't decide what movie to watch — I'm so cancer.'
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9 Things Your Teeth Are Trying to Tell You About Your Health
From bleeding gums to plaque buildup, dental problems can be surprisingly good indicators of other serious health issues.
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22 Common Mental Health Myths You Need to Stop Believing
The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.
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This Awesome 11-Year-Old Girl Built a Prosthetic Arm That Shoots Glitter
Further proof that girl power has no limitations.
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My Son Has a Rare Genetic Disorder, and a Local Hiking Club Gave Him Confidence to Get Stronger
'I felt really anxious — what would people think about a kid with a walker hiking?'
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I Wish I Could See the World the Way My Daughter With Down Syndrome Does
'Sophie looks for the good in people — and finds it.'
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