healthcare

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness.

Money Does Not Prevent Depression — But It Probably Makes It Easier To Survive It

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.6.18   |   SHARE
Minds

I've Never Met The Nurse Who Saved My Life

The grief, pain, and misery of an illness lying in wait unsettles me — and yet, I must fight to sustain a life caught between existence and incessant Read...
Jenny Lelwica Buttaccio    |   09.26.17   |   SHARE
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The GOP has been promising to kill Obamacare since before it was even passed so they won’t back down now. They’ll just keep getting weirder until they pass a bill or lose their majority in Congress.

Healthcare In 2017: 'When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro'

This week saw a new high-water mark of professional-level weird in the Senate Republicans’ attempts to repeal Obamacare and replace it was a set of Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.19.17   |   SHARE
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How many spoons can reasonably be left for what makes you happy, what makes life worth living?

The Maddening Difficulties Of Going On Mental Health Disability

I first went on disability when I lived in Rochester, New York. My therapist and psychiatrist had Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
What does "high functioning" even mean?

I'm Tired Of Being "High Functioning"

It’s supposed to imply that I can do a lot of stuff even while I’m sick, but what it actually means is “not dying yet.” Because that is the actual Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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"I have a hard time being in my skin when my body feels like it’s on fire."

She's A Diva: Finding Sexiness In My Chronically Ill Body

When I think sexy, the first thing that comes to mind is acting with abandon and being lost in the trance of feeling and response. My body might want Read...
Sonya Huber    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
"We're happy to get that pesky ovarian cyst removed, and all for just 6,354 payments of $59.99!"

10 Easy Ways To Afford Health Care In America

In light of the news that the GOP’s Affordable Care Act replacement Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.14.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Ivanka won't be trying to sell you a $19,000 necklace anymore. (Image Credit: Flickr/Michael Vadon)

#RavsRadar: Ivanka's Uber Expensive Jewelry Is Done, But POTUS Trump's Healthcare Will Still Cost You

First Daughter and fashion mogul Ivanka Trump’s company announced this week that it will be discontinuing her eponymous line of fine jewelry. The Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.14.17   |   SHARE
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