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Chade Sickle Cell

Chade Sickle Cell (Founded by Heidi, Chade's Mom) is a online community, "Spreading Awareness," Educating…

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Lyme Ninja Radio

My name is Mackay Rippey, I'm an acupuncturist in Clinton, NY and the host of Lyme Ninja Radio. Sometimes…

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Mental Parent

My name is Heather Foster and I am Mentally il.....NO! Mentally AWESOME! I don't like the word mentally…

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Lauren Kocher

In 2002, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was just 16 at the time. I had struggled to find my…

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HiHeelsNTWheels

Parenting is hard, but parenting with lupus or a chronic illness is a daily physical and emotional struggle.…

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Ken Jaques

Ken Jaques describes himself as a Health Care Evolutionary, Community Builder, and Speaker. True healing…

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The Lupie Chick

I was diagnosed with SLE Lupus on July 9, 2011. I founded the The Lupie Chick Project soon after diagnosis…

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Elle and the Auto Gnome

Hello all, and thank-you loads if you were one of the lovely peeps who voted for me, x Elle and the…

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SpoonieStrong

Childhood cancer survivor and chronic illness warrior, Stephanie Wilson started her blog SpoonieStrong…

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linaMPN

I am what I call a professional patient, and part time blogger/patient advocate. I was diagnosed at the…

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ExuberantAnimal

Frank Forencich is an internationally-recognized leader in health education and performance training.…

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Liz McCallum - Founder: Big Beautiful Wellness

A lifetime big beautiful female, with all the challenges & demands of having a career in social work…

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Tim France

Tim is Lead Associate of Inis Communication, a consultancy that helps global health organizations and…

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Dr. Susan Kolb, M.D., F.A.C.S.,A.B.H.M.

Dr. Susan E. Kolb M.D., F.A.C.S., A.B.H.M. is the founder of Plastikos Surgery Center and Millennium…

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Melanie Byford-Young

Knowledge is power, and my mission is to empower physical therapists and movement experts to understand…

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Generation Rescue

Generation Rescue is dedicated to recovery for children with autism spectrum disorders by providing guidance…

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juicing4crohns

At the age of 31 I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease and IBS. I took medication (20+ pills a day) for…

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Nancy Beth

My name is Nancy Beth and I am a survivor of breast cancer, specifically Stage 1A, Grade 2, Estrogen…

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Dai Manuel

I was an obese teenager. There, I said it. It used to be hard for me to admit but for a better part of…

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Michael Dermer

I am the founder and CEO of IncentOne, the 1st company that in 2003 saw rewards in healthcare as a key…

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chris cox

Fighting ms and spreading ms awareness sharing my story and making ms still today!

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Linda Doyne

I began a blog on being the wife of an end-stage alcoholic in 2010 after doing hours of research on all…

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Juan Carlos Ivancevich, MD

Allergist - Twittering on #allergy, #asthma & #immunology. Associate Professor of Immunolog, del Salvador…

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Heather McKinnis

I am a wife and a stay at home mother of three beautiful children. My first baby was born at 25 weeks…

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Rachelle Friedman

Rachelle Friedman is a c6 quadriplegic who was paralyzed at her bachelorette party in 2010 during innocent…

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Pajama Daze

Discovering we have a chronic illness can be devastating and life-altering. I know what you're going…

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