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Monday's report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the dangers posed by these conditions. They include heart disease, diabetes and chronic lung ailments, such as asthma or emphysema.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Getting thousands of Houston-area families to shelters has been a massive humanitarian effort. But the aid doesn’t end there: Many of the displaced have chronic medical conditions like asthma or injuries from recent days that need medical attention. Providers of…
By Leah Samuel, STAT
The cost of insulin medications has steadily risen over the past decade by nearly 300 percent.
By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News
In the United States, about 50 percent of adults have been diagnosed with at least one type of chronic illness such as diabetes, heart disease, or multiple sclerosis.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, Jaclyn Diaz
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
“Suffering the Silence” is aimed at enabling those with chronic illness to discuss their illness publicly and on their own terms.
By Corinne Segal
For Camisha Jones, the managing director of Washington, D.C.-based poetry organization Split This Rock, poetry helped give voice to the experience of living with chronic illness.
The number of children who live with a chronic disease such as asthma or diabetes has quadrupled in the past three decades, according to this week's Journal of the American Medical Association. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer discusses the findings.
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