How to Prepare for a Medical Appointment in a Post-Pandemic World (4 Top Tips From a Doctor)

I’m excited to have Dr. Marta Becker with us, as she shares her four top tips on how to prepare for a medical appointment. She is an ENT specialist with Jefferson-Abington Health from Philadelphia, PA. “Everybody wants to get in and out of their doctor’s office as quickly as possible, but not miss out on […]

Addiction is a Chronic Illness: Why We Need to Talk About the Chronic Nature of Addiction

Addiction has been present in human societies since, well, the first human societies. Addictive behaviors are observed in some of the most fundamental biological processes underlying learning and motivation across the animal kingdom. These facts paint addiction as less of a ‘moral failure’ and more of a brain disorder rooted in biology, not deficiency. Despite […]

Check to See if You've Won a Prize From the 2021 Holiday Giveaway!

Thank You for Participating in the 2021 Holiday Giveaway! First – a huge shoutout to all 24 sponsors who made the 2021 holiday giveaway a possibility! Your generosity and support mean a lot to the chronic illness community and to me. And also a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2021 holiday […]

2021 Virtual Holiday Party for the Chronically Ill and Disabled

It’s Time for the Chronically Ill & Disabled to Party (Online)! I can’t believe it’s already time for the third virtual holiday party on A Chronic Voice. I still have warm, fuzzy feelings from last year’s Christmas Giveaway! It’s an annual event that I believe brings the health and wellness community closer together across the board. […]

How Alike Health Taps Into the Wisdom of Chronic Illness Patients to Improve Your Healthcare

In this article we explore the concepts of ‘The Wisdom of the Crowd’, the problems currently faced in healthcare, and how the Alike Health app can be used to improve your healthcare. Chronic illness management is a tricky and touchy topic, as every patient is unique and different. Every healthcare professional has a different medical […]