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Celebrities With Chronic Illnesses
Having a chronic illness can be overwhelming, but these ladies won't let it stop them from doing amazing things.
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9 Physical Symptoms Caused by Depression
Depression might be a mental illness, but it can also have physical manifestations.
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I Was Starving Myself Until I Got Pregnant
I hope my daughter never has to struggle with her body the way I did.
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I Mistook My Ovarian Cancer Symptoms for IBS
Fiona, 33, thought her bloating and stomach cramps were normal digestion problems. She couldn't have been more wrong.
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This Test Could Predict Your Risk of Alzheimer's
Can you spot the difference?
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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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After a Heart Attack, Heart Transplant, Leg Amputation, and Two Bouts of Lymphoma, I Didn't Think I Had Anything Left to Lose — I Was Wrong
By age 33, I had already faced more health problems than most people do in a lifetime. Then I got uterine cancer.
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These Adorable Triplets Are Beating the Odds and Overcoming Their Rare Birth Defect
These little guys are *so* strong!
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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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These Maps Show Exactly Where Lyme Disease Will Be Most Prevalent This Year
And it's not just the Northeast that's in danger.
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Being Disfigured by Scleroderma Gave Me the Chance to Love Myself
I will never look the way I wish I did, but I can't allow it to consume me.
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4 Natural Treatments for Headaches
Before reaching for the pill bottle, give these alternatives a try.
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How Being Diagnosed With Double Depression Saved My Life
A correct diagnosis was just what Bethanne Patrick needed. Here, she shares her story.
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What No One Could Tell Me About Male Breast Cancer
Overcoming the stigma of breast cancer was as arduous as the disease itself.
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Meet the Men and Women Winning the Fight Against Cancer
"Could we prevent cancer altogether? Ah God, that would be the Holy Grail wouldn't it? And I think the answer is gonna be yes."
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Another Hospital Is Seeking Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid-Addicted Babies
Your hugs and kisses could help save a life.
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Most People Will Never Understand My Eating Disorder
Here's what it's really like to live with exercise bulimia.
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Even After 16 Years of Marriage, I Didn't See My Wife's Fatal Depression Coming
Greg Ludlam has a message for the 600,000 American women struggling with postpartum depression — and the family that love them.
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What It's Like to Go Through Early Menopause
Premature menopause affects around 1 percent of women before the age of 40.
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How Living With One Breast Changed the Way I Feel About My Body
'There's that attachment you have with your breasts and the link they have with being a woman.'
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