Editor’s Choice: John McCain’s Treatment Decision, and Judgment that Comes with Rare Disease

Happy Back 2 School Time!

As the week comes to a close, we want to spotlight four articles. We have an honest piece from PW contributors Denise Crompton and Tom Seaman. We also have a difficult decision that comes from the McCain family, and last, we have some news about medical professionals with disabilities.

Sit back and enjoy this week’s Editor’s Choice.




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When Anxiety Attacks

PW Contributor Tom talks about his experience with anxiety, and advice he can gleam from that and being a life coach.

Check out his take here.

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Please Don’t Judge Rare Disease Patients

PW Contributor Denise talks about the plight of rare disease families and judgement that comes along with it.

Read about it here.

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Sen. John McCain Will Stop Receiving Treatment for Glioblastoma

John McCain announced that he will not be continuing treatment for glioblastoma.

Read more here.

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Disabled Medical Professionals are Pushing for Changes in the Field

Having to hide your disability for fear of acceptance in the work place is an unfair reality for some professionals.

Check out the story here.

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Do you have a rare disease experience of your own? Share with us here.

Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell is one of PW's consultants and patient editors. She has lived with late-stage, chronic Lyme and POTS since circa 2002. She has also served as a caregiver to close family members with late-stage, chronic Lyme. Before diagnosis, she served as a business consultant for a large corporation and PM for a small digital branding agency. Now, she is proactive in the rare and neurological disease community, spreading awareness and advising on matters of health and lifestyle when living with a chronic illness.

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