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Tweeting My Way Through Narcolepsy: Social Media & Chronic Illness

Rebecca Fuoco | Posted 09.28.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Fuoco

I searched Twitter for "narcolepsy" and found what has since been the key to my coping process: a community.

Relief and Safety for the Sufferers of Many Kinds of Pain

Alissa Fleck | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Alissa Fleck

In addition to not knowing -- and, at some points, not caring -- whether she'd live or die, Hammett was left feeling completely isolated by her condition.

Online Support: The New Virtual Chicken Soup

Connie Corley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

I have been struck by how people I know on Facebook (some I haven't seen for years and even decades) are telling stories of their health circumstances, or their caregiving for others in crisis.

'Health Care hackers': How the Online Space Is Changing Health Care

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

If we think of the online space as an extension of in-person health care, not a replacement, we can begin to see the incredible potential and possibilities that exist.