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Lucky to Be Alive: Zika Coverage, Ableism, and the Terror of Disabled Bodies

Karrie Higgins | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Karrie Higgins

I am pro-choice. I am not talking about choice. I am talking about how it feels as a disabled person to witness panic about disabled bodies coming into this world. 

Dear Able Friends, I Am Not Your Inspiration Porn

Karrie Higgins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Karrie Higgins

This post originally appeared on A True Testimony. I woke up this morning after a fitful and sweaty non-sleep to a Facebook feed of inspiration porn....

Head Trip: Who Do You Trust When Your Child's Surgeons Give Conflicting Advice?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Like any father, I wish I could take my son's place in all of life's harrowing rides, but I settle for what I can do: sit close, hold his hand, and tighten his buckle.