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Tracy Lamar Johnson Jr. wants others to know that life is worth living.
Deltra Kroemer, 35, lives in Waterbury, Connecticut, with her five children. She has Stage IV breast cancer.
Despite heavy periods, Dearra Williams was unaware she had uterine fibroids. Then the worst pelvic pain she ever felt struck.
As Maxine Rooks and her daughter, Erica Rooks-Daughtry, learned, uterine fibroids often run in families.
Erica L. Taylor, a Dallas filmmaker, shares the story of the harrowing incidents that led to her eventual diagnosis with uterine fibroids.
Based at Ochsner Medical Center in Kenner, Louisiana, Veronica Gillispie-Bell, MD, MS, cares for many patients with uterine fibroids.
In the search for solutions to her uterine fibroids symptoms, New Jerseyan Lorraine Abudeye has learned to question what care providers say.
After being rushed to the hospital with severe blood loss, I learned I had uterine fibroids. The problem ran in my family. I got treatment.
COVID-19 caused many people to experience post-traumatic stress disorder. But a novel form of yoga provided an effective way to respond.
My fibroids caused severe anemia, and I needed a blood transfusion. But I’ve learned to manage the condition and advocate for care I need.
After living with the pain of fibroids for 17 years, treating them was the best gift I could give myself.
Jill Cadman is a former patient advocate and educator living with HIV and Stage IV colon cancer.
The lessons I learned about the link between my locks and my body chemistry
Hepatitis C takes this storyteller from fear to action, helping others along the way.
Infertility, a result of living with uterine fibroids became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.
This advocate’s call to action began with an injury, then a viral hepatitis diagnosis, then HIV.
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