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Heather’s Story (Ulcerative Colitis)

I was just about to turn 17 when I was diagnosed with an autoimmune digestive disease called ulcerative colitis. It and Crohn’s disease are collectively called Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Essentially, my immune system mistakenly thinks there are foreign bodies in my intestines.  It attacks my intestines and creates …

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Karen’s Story (Breast Cancer)

In March 2012, I went for my routine mammogram followed by a sonogram. To my surprise I was told that there “MAYBE” something of concern. “MAY,” are you kidding! I immediately took my films to another radiology center. The radiologist said that I needed to have a biopsy. The very …

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