As weeks turned into months, and new symptoms cropped up, I turned to Google for answers. My search, rather than alleviating my worries, introduced me to an acronym that would dominate my mind for years to come: PCOS.
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In her own words, Sheen Sagalongos describes the moment when her anxiety and entrepreneurship collided.
For months, Tendisai Cromwell lived with inexplicable pain. At the grocery store, throughout her work day, as she cared for her infant daughter — the pain was her companion.
Sarah Burke Dimitrova was once convinced she knew what it took to get proper care. It wasn’t until she and her husband began experiencing infertility while trying to conceive a child did the gaps in her care begin to appear.
Ev McDowell went in for routine blood work and left with news that would change her life.
Alicia Raimundo's journey — one that began as a pre-teen living with untreated depression — is marked by struggle: fear of judgement, hospitalization, and fighting for proper care. However, this is not the way Alicia intends for their story to end.
Managing two painful, chronic, and invisible conditions, bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia, has opened Sarah Lindsay's eyes to the importance of becoming her own number one healthcare advocate .
Melissa Sheldrick relives one of the worst things she's ever gone through, and how she's using it to make health care better.
Sameer Vasta was in the U.S. when he injured his knee and required surgery. He knew that American and Canadian health care were nothing alike, but this was the first time he noticed a real difference.
“You don’t understand healthcare because you are healthy,” Chris Fraser says. “You don’t understand the system until you’re forced into it. And you’re only forced into it when you’re sick.”
Anna Foat has been quarterbacking her own health care since she was 16 years old.
A sudden vertigo attack in May 2010 left Claire Snyman with an excruciating headache — the worst she’d ever experienced. Afraid and in pain...
If you’d asked Ash Anwar 10 years ago whether or not he’d one day contribute to one of the fastest growing health tech industries, he likely would have said, “I hope so.”
With so much in the media these days around vaccinations, is it worth it to vaccinate your kids? Dr. M has the answer.
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For years, Anusha knew with absolute certainty that the intense pain and other consistent, unpleasant symptoms she experienced during her monthly period were abnormal.
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