How This Mom is Fighting for Her Daughter’s Right to Marijuana in School
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How This Mom is Fighting for Her Daughter’s Right to Marijuana in School

Imagine this: two elementary students are in the restroom at school, smoking a bowl. And then, the principal walks in. Rather than flying off the handle, the principal smiles and…

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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again
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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again

Dancers have amazing muscle control. Through hard work and practice, they learn to make the tiniest movements precisely. So imagine the terror former dancer Emily Thompson, then only 20, felt…

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Friends Aren’t a Cure, But Laughter is a Good Medicine for PI
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Friends Aren’t a Cure, But Laughter is a Good Medicine for PI

Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) can be very hard to explain to people and very hard to understand. The thing is, most of the time we look healthy on the outside. But…

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Do You Have Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Here’s What to Look For
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Do You Have Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Here’s What to Look For

If you have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), you know it's a rare form of high blood pressure. It affects the arteries that run from the heart through the lungs, causing those…

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World Duchenne Awareness Day is Coming This September!
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World Duchenne Awareness Day is Coming This September!

You’ve heard the expression, “What’s in a name?” How about, “What’s in a number?” September 7 is World Duchenne Awareness Day. It occurs on that day every year because the 7th…

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Always Tired? Put Down the Starbucks and Read This Unexpected Info
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Always Tired? Put Down the Starbucks and Read This Unexpected Info

Anyone can tell you that life sometimes wears us down. With so much to do and too little time, we sometimes find ourselves running on inadequate sleep and Starbucks lattes.…

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This Woman Has an Inspiring Way to Raise EDS Awareness
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This Woman Has an Inspiring Way to Raise EDS Awareness

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is incredibly diverse in its symptoms, and most of the time patients don’t have all of them at the same time. Additionally, it’s a spectrum condition so…

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Got a Minute? Learn About Glanzmann Thrombasthenia!
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Got a Minute? Learn About Glanzmann Thrombasthenia!

Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT) is an inherited autosomal disorder that begins at birth. It causes prolonged or spontaneous bleeding and affects one out of one million people. Patients tend to bruise easily and…

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Transverse Myelitis Diagnosed a Month After Hospital Visit
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Transverse Myelitis Diagnosed a Month After Hospital Visit

Kyrus Rogers a former security guard was supposedly misdiagnosed when an emergency room physician apparently failed to run diagnostics for transverse myelitis (TM). Rogers, once a healthy, athletic 30-something, is…

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Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis as Deadly to Your Liver as Alcoholism
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Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis as Deadly to Your Liver as Alcoholism

The scenario is much more common today than in years past. A patient who doesn't abuse alcohol or have chronic hepatitis is admitted to the hospital, many times the ICU,…

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