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Posted on 15. March 2018

Be Kind

Not all illnesses are visible, so the importance of being kind to everyone cannot be overstated. [More]
Posted on 1. March 2018

Cold vs. Flu

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett explains the differences between a cold and influenza (flu). [More]
Posted on 1. February 2018

Surviving Valentine’s Day with a Chronic Illness

Abbie Cornett, IG Living’s patient advocate, makes suggestions for how people with chronic illness can survive the disappointments Valentine’s Day can bring. [More]
Posted on 4. January 2018

Is Autoimmune Disease a Disability?

Holy Bertone explains how an autoimmune disease is recognized as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and what protection a patient has under the law. [More]
Posted on 5. October 2017

The Psychological Implications of "Everything, Everything"

Jodi Taub discusses the damaging implications of the movie "Everything, Everything," the portrayal of a girl who supposedly has been diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency. [More]
Posted on 20. July 2017

A Zebra at Disney

The Immune Deficiency Foundation’s (IDF) National Conference helps patients and their families through education and research, while providing them with a wonderful social setting to interact with one another, physicians and sponsors. [More]
Posted on 6. July 2017

How Medicare Works with Other Insurance

This article explains the importance of coordinating benefits between private insurance and Medicare. [More]
Posted on 6. April 2017

How to File a Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug or Health Plan

Greg Dill explains to readers how to file a complaint against Medicare drug or health plans when they are have difficulty getting medications their physicians have prescribed. [More]