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What Doctors Think About Gun Violence
A rare inside look at the experiences that have shaped medical professionals' beliefs and sometimes even changed their lives.
Nancy Valko's assisted death
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Why This Woman Chose to End Her Life on Her Terms
Her legacy is far from over.
sole caregiver for parents
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I'm the Sole Caregiver of My Aging Parents
After being mom and dad's sole caretaker for so long, I had to find a way to experience joy again.
grace victory mental health
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Mental Health Issues Shouldn't Hinder My Success
'The journey that you're on right now is to get you to the place where you're meant to be, regardless of your mental health.'
Epidermolysis Bullosa
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My Son's Skin Gives Him Constant Pain
Epidermolysis bullosa means even a hug can damage his skin — and an infection could take his life.
alopecia
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A Rare Disease Made Me Lose All My Hair Before 30
'My thick head of hair took about 90 days to go.'
cervical cancer death
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Doctors Turned My Sister Away, and Two Years Later She Died of Cervical Cancer
Emily Hague lost her sister, Sophie, to cervical cancer five years ago — but she feels Sophie's death could have been prevented.
early-stage alzheimer's disease
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This Is What It's Really Like to Live With Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease
'Because I was young, no one suspected Alzheimer's disease was the cause of my problems.'
harlequin ichthyosis mom
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Updated: I'm the First Woman With Harlequin Ichthyosis to Give Birth
Despite her rare skin condition, Stephanie Turner defied the odds to start a family.
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