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.
Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.
New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.
They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.
“Nervous and kind of excited,” 14-year-old Malorie Fox prepares to receive a new treatment.
Kids with ADHD might benefit, but for most it's just a toy.
A rheumatologist summarizes one patient's winding road to diagnosing an autoimmune disease: "It is sometimes more art than science."
Most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat.
Innovations help multidisciplinary team minimize risk for patients with abnormal blood vessels in the brain.
Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Thanks to his dedication to pulmonary rehab, Larry Haas is breathing better and enjoying life again.