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Latest Episodes

Living With Cystic Fibrosis: Megan B
July 16, 2020

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.

Living With Endometriosis: Fela D
March 04, 2020

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.

Living With Asthma: John B
February 12, 2020

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.

Living With Advanced Breast Cancer: Abigail J
January 29, 2020

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

Living With Ankylosing Spondylitis: Jed F
December 23, 2019

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.

Living With RA: Kelly M
December 04, 2019

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

Living With Diabetes: Toby S
November 20, 2019

Toby Smithson personally lives with diabetes and helps others with diabetes through her work as a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator. 

Living With & Working
November 06, 2019

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.

Living With IBS: Hess P
October 23, 2019

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.

Living With Prostate Cancer: Simon L
October 09, 2019

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.