What is ‘long COVID’ and how does it affect those who experience it?

Those who become ill with milder forms of COVID-19 are expected to recover in around 2 weeks. But an increasing number of people say they experience symptoms months after the initial illness is supposed to have worn off. This phenomenon, dubbed “long COVID,” has puzzled scientists and left those affected feeling drained and unsupported. Share […]

My experience living with sickle cell anemia

I’ve always been a little obsessed with having a great quality of life. I guess it makes sense considering I was told from a young age that my life expectancy and quality of life would be low. It also makes sense then, that I’ve always been precious about how I spend...

My experience battling COVID-19

Please note: This article contains some content that our readers may find distressing. It all started in early February when the SARS-CoV-2 virus reached Italy. At the beginning, it was underestimated by everyone, and politicians claimed it was a normal flu, inviting...

COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms

Altered mental status and stroke are the most common neurological symptoms that hospitalized COVID-19 patients experience, according to a new study from Italy. Share on PinterestNew research explores the neurological symptoms that seem to characterize COVID-19. People...

My experience of debilitating dental infections

It was 2011, our little boy was 5 years old, and our life was the stuff of dreams. I was a stay-at-home mom, and I filled my days playing with our son, growing vegetables in our immense garden, and spending time with my husband and family on the weekends. Our days...