Illness & Recovery

We hear from those who’ve been at the sharp edge of sickness and recovery. Their stories help us get better at navigating these unique challenges.

Jen-Gunter
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  • Aug 19, 2019
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Jen Gunter On Being An Expert

Jen Gunter

“All you can do is deliver the best content” Jen Gunter is the Internet’s Gynecologist, a New York Times contributor, and an amazing voice on social media. She is simultaneously rele...

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Rana-Awdish
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  • Aug 08, 2019
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Rana Awdish On Darkness & Light

Rana Awdish

“I’ve never regretted having agency. I’ve only been ashamed of the times when I didn’t value my own voice.” Rana Awdish is an ICU physician, Medical Director of Care Expe...

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Janae-Sharp
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  • Aug 01, 2019
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Janae Sharp On Speaking Up For Doctors

Janae Sharp

“I’m in the unique position to say things that physicians can’t.” Janae Sharp is the founder of The Sharp Index and a powerful voice for physician well-being in the wake of her...

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Shannon-Watts
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  • Jul 18, 2019
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Shannon Watts On Demanding Action

Shannon Watts

“This required a grassroots presence that we now have in every single state, this army of badass women fighting every single day.” Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action, autho...

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Warren-Binford
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  • Jun 28, 2019
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Warren Binford On Children In Border Detention Centers

Warren Binford

Warren Binford is a Professor of Law at Willamette University and an internationally recognized children’s rights scholar and advocate. She was part of a group that recently toured the Customs a...

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Joe-Sakran
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  • Jun 13, 2019
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Joseph Sakran On “This Is Our Lane” & Gun Violence

Joseph Sakran

“Each and every one of us, we have a story to tell. Using that narrative to change the hearts and minds of Americans, that’s what will move the needle forward. ” Joseph Sakran is a g...

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  • Jun 06, 2019
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Rob Larter on Connecting Antarctic Ice & Human Health

Rob Larter

“I don’t think anyone expected the rates of melts that we found. It’s really alarming” Rob Larter is a marine geophysicist with the British Antarctic Survey who studies ice she...

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Heather-Knight
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  • May 28, 2019
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Heather Knight On Power & Stories In San Francisco

Heather Knight

“My favorite part of the job is finding something that City Hall is doing wrong that’s negatively affecting regular people who live here and hammering them over and over until they fix it....

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Dani-McClain
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  • May 20, 2019
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Dani McClain On The Black Maternal Health Crisis

Dani McClain

“We have a human right to have a child, to not have a child, and to parent a child in safe and healthy communities.” Dani McClain is a journalist and writer who has been covering the issue...

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