Megan Barlow was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at the age of 5. Now 28, she describes what its like to live with CF and how advances in treatment have made a huge difference in her quality of life.
Fela Dunfee talks about life with endometriosis, chronic pain, and talking with others about your condition, including talking to your partner about how your sex life is impacted.
John has been living with asthma all his life. He shares about his experiences of avoiding triggers, how asthma has impacted his life and career, and the importance of finding a community of others with asthma.
After receiving a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer at the age of 38, Abigail Johnston has drastically changed her life to maximize her time with her family, optimize her health and well-being, and use her experience as a lawyer and advocate to help
Jed Finley is a special education teacher and has been living with ankylosing spondylitis since the age of 12. He shares what his life is like with AS and how hes found purpose through his condition.
Kelly Mack has been living with rheumatoid arthritis since the age of 2, but she hasnt let it slow her down. She shares about life in her hot rod wheelchair, coping with treatment challenges and insensitivities, and how she keeps her positivity throughou
Toby Smithson personally lives with diabetes and helps others with diabetes through her work as a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator.
Hear from six Health Union contributors -- Jed Finley, Jaime Holland, Hess Polanco, Kerrie Smyres, Simon Lord, and Kelly Mack -- on how a chronic condition or a life-changing diagnosis has impacted their work.
Hess Polanco shares how IBS affects him on a daily basis, how (and why) he stopped apologizing for his IBS, and why its important to talk about the condition to break down the stigma.
Simon Lord was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 50. His experience with prostate cancer inspired him to make changes in his career, and his approach offers inspiration to others facing a difficult diagnosis.