Category Archives: Chronic Illness


What’s up with the dirt on my neck?

It can be very frustrating if you’ve been told that you have a “dirty neck” when in fact you have a very common symptom of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) called acanthosis nigricans (pronounced: a-can-tho-sis ni-gri-cans). It’s not your fault, and all the scrubbing in the…


Shannon’s Blog

Hey readers! We know of an awesome, soon-to-be 9th-grader, Shannon, who has her own blog about living life as a teen with a serious health condition called pulmonary hypertension, and also just living life as a teen in general. She has a great attitude about…

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Endometriosis Awareness

Sometimes it takes a celebrity to shine a spotlight on a medical condition to raise awareness about it. In this case it is 20-year-old Julianne Hough, dancing with the stars dancer, and country-recording artist who has her fans and people of all ages chattering about…