Millions of us suffer from chronic illnesses, from asthma and diabetes to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chronic illnesses are persistent and long lasting. Our experts—including those with chronic conditions—offer tips, treatments and advice to ease the burden.
Explore the coming revolution in blood sugar monitoring, from skin sensors to contact lenses.
Patients turn to social media to cope with illness and share their personal stories.
When Mikaela got sick on spring break, doctors thought it was a virus. Only their perseverance revealed that she had a rare blood disease.
Todd Alward shares his ALS journey and inspiring outlook on life and the afterlife.
You don’t need to be vegan to be healthy. But science tells us that eating fewer animal products can help you avoid many diseases.
'It was a beautiful thing for them to come through here and have a heart for the things these kids go through.'
Innovative program transitions young cystic fibrosis patients into adulthood.
Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age.
People with diabetes have to watch both sides of that all-important number—when it's too high, and when it's too low.
Buist family finds hope, makes plans for a bright future for their children.
Phenomenon could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others.