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Endometriosis Awareness

Sometimes it takes a celebrity to shine a spotlight on a medical condition to raise awareness about it. In this case it is 20-year-old Julianne Hough, dancing with the stars dancer, and...

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Shannon’s Blog

Hey readers! We know of an awesome, soon-to-be 9th-grader, Shannon, who has her own blog about living life as a teen with a serious health condition called pulmonary hypertension, and also just living...

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Honoring National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week

National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week starts today – September 14th, 2009. The purpose is to increase awareness of the fact that about 1 in 2 people have a chronic illness, many of these...

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Learning about PCOS

On February 2nd, 2010, I walked into my first day of my internship at the Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH), having little knowledge of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. I was shocked when I found out...

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Mina’s Experience with Asthma

Welcome my asthma people! You made it to the best asthma blog entry ever. Well, to start off, let me explain what asthma is. Asthma is the swelling, tightening, and mucus production of your lung’s...

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Gastroparesis

I recently received news that my cousin (who lives in Puerto Rico) is ill again. The news made me think about a lot of things and gave me some perspective of what it means to be healthy. My cousin has...

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It’s okay to not feel good, and it’s okay to tell your teachers!

Hi Friends! It’s Georgina again. Today I wanted to talk about speaking up for yourself in school. It took me a long time to learn how to do this, but once I did, it made a tremendous difference. On a...

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Bring Awareness to Endometriosis: What 1 in 10 meant to me

Let me paint a picture for you: I am curled over in pain, Oreos and peanut butter within reach, sappy romantic comedy playing in the background; though the pain makes it impossible to concentrate on...

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