If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Crisis + Mental Health Resources

Your mental health is equally as important as your physical health:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA
Trans Lifeline: US 877-565-8860, CA 877-330-6366
Veteran's Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, chat online, or text 838255
Other Common Hotline Numbers
Resources from the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast
Resources from MyMentalHealthSecret.com


General Resources

Key Facts: Poverty and Poor Health from Health Poverty Action
"Disability & Poverty: Breaking the Link" episode of TalkPoverty Radio
My Trans Health is a place to find vetted, trans-friendly healthcare providers
Know Your Rights | Healthcare from the National Center for Transgender Equality
Information on Transgender Health for healthcare professionals from AMSA
Information for HCPs Caring for Gender-expansive Youth from genderspectrum
Gender-affirming Mental Health Resources from genderspectrum
The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability from The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Get My Health Data - "Our goal is to liberate health care data for the benefit of consumers and the health system as a whole. We hope to make it easy for people to compile their information and use it to improve their health and care."


Resources by Episode

Episode 00 - Welcome to In Sickness + In Health

CDC statistics on chronic diseases
More information about POTS and dysautonomia
Global Genes
National Organization for Rare Disorders

Episode 01 - Dysauto-whatta?! w/ Lauren Stiles

More information about dysautonomia and Dysautonomia International
Lauren's guest post on the CrowdMed blog "POTS: The Most Common Medical Condition You've Never Heard Of"
More information on Sjögren’s Syndrome
IOM Report on Diagnostic Delay
National Institutes of Health
PubMed

Episode 02 - Lets Feel Better w/ Ilana Jacqueline

More information about dysautonomia
More information on Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases
More information on gastroparesis
For additional guidance on gastroparesis
Global Genes

Episode 03 - Accessibility Means More than Ramps: Part One

More information about dysautonomia
More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
More information on Mast Cell Activation and it’s relationship to dysautonomia
More information on gastroparesis

Episode 04 - My Brain was falling out of my Skull!

More information about dysautonomia and POTS
More information on Arnold Chiari Malformation
More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Millenial Fair

Episode 05 - Autoimmunity + Friends

More information about dysautonomia and POTS
More information on Rhematoid Arthritis
More information on Sjögren’s Syndrome
More information on chronic headaches
More information on Interstitial Cystitis
The Spoon Theory

Episode 06 - Accessibility Means More Than Ramps: Part Two

More info on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
More info on POTS and dysautonomia
What is Ableism?
What is the Social Model of Disability?
Stella Young’s Tedx talk about Inspiration Porn and the Social Model of Disability
ADAPT: “A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.”
Chronology of National ADAPT Actions
The Americans With Disabilities Act
Accessing the Future: "A disability-themed speculative fiction anthology”
Autonomous Press: “An independent press cooperatively owned by disabled workers, seeking to revolutionize academic access.”
Criptiques: “A collection of essays by disabled authors examining the often overlooked, provocative sides of disability.”

Episode 07 - My Disease Secret w/ Christopher Snider

CDC data on diabetes
Information on diabetes from the World Health Organization
More information about diabetes from the American Diabetes Association
JDRF
Christopher’s Blog
Twitter: @iam_spartacus
Just Talking podcast
My Diabetes Secret
My Disease Secret
My Arthritis Secret
My Chronic Pain Secret
My Cystic Fibrosis Secret
My Mental Health Secret
My Lupus Secret
Response to criticism of the My Disease Secret platforms
Mental Health Resources
Stanford Medicine X
Kerri Sparling

Episode 08 - Glaucoma + Inflamation -itis things

Facts about Cataract from the National Eye Institute
Facts about Glaucoma from the National Eye Institute
Information on Hashimoto’s disease from Mayo Clinic
Information on Fibromyalgia from the National Fibromyalgia Association
Glaucoma Eyes NGO
Flip the Script: Adult Adoptee Anthology
Beata’s Writing
The Declassified Adoptee

Episode 09 - Complex Patients Across the Border

Information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome from the American College of Gastroenterology
Information on Inflammatory Bowel Disease from the American College of Gastroenterology
Information on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the Centers for Disease Control
Information on Osteoporosis from MedlinePlus (NIH)
Introduction to Healthcare in the US from Khan Academy
Information on Canada’s health system from Canadian-Healthcare.org
Textillia, Ariane's project for textile artists

Episode 10 - Not Standing Still's Disease w/ Kirsten Schultz

Written version of statements on Planned Parenthood, as well as sources for the information Cara referenced here.
Links to recommended organizations for #GivingTuesday
Kirsten's Blog: Not Standing Still's Disease
Kirsten's Still's Disease explainer
Juvenile Arthritis Association
International Still's Disease Association
More information on systemic Idiopathic Juvenile Arthritis (pediatric Still’s) from the American College of Rheumatology
More information on Adult Onset Still's Disease from the National Organization for Rare Disorders
More information on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from US Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD
More information on PTSD from the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Episode 11 - What a Pain w/ Jill Fancher PhD

You can find Dr. Jill's work at masteringpainmethod.com
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA
Trans Lifeline: US 877-565-8860, CA 877-330-6366
Veteran's Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, chat online, or text 838255
Other Common Hotline Numbers
Arthritis Hotline and Resources
Resources from the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast
Spondyloarthritis: Inflamatory arthritis resulting in pain and stiffness, most often of the spine. It can also cause bone destruction, resulting in deformities of the spine and poor function of the shoulders and hips. Undifferentiated Spondylarthropathy (what Dr. Jill has) is a term used to describe symptoms and signs of spondylitis in someone who does not meet the criteria for a definitive diagnosis of a specific kind of spondyloarthritis like Ankylosing Spondylitis.
More information on Rheumatoid Arthritis from the Arthritis Foundation
More information on Fibromyalgia from the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association
More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from the EDNF
More information on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) from the RSDSA
More information on Adjustment Disorder from the Mayo Clinic

Episode 12 - A Festive Holiday Episode about Depression

Crisis + Mental Health Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA
Trans Lifeline: US 877-565-8860, CA 877-330-6366
Veteran's Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, chat online, or text 838255
Other Common Hotline Numbers
Resources from the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast
Resources from MyMentalHealthSecret.com
Dior Vargas’s website

Dior’s Resources
People of Color with Mental Illness photo project
White House Honors Disability Advocates Across Generations as “Champions of Change”
Further Reading/Listening
“No Hemlock Rock (Don’t Kill Yourself)” poem by Jennifer Michael Hecht
On Being episode: Jennifer Michael Hecht, "Suicide, and Hope for Our Future Selves
Jennifer Michael Hecht on Camus and The Myth of Sisyphus
Living With Depression: A Reading List, from Longreads
The Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast
The Dark Place podcast
More information on depression from National Alliance for Mental Illness
Types of depression from the International Foundation for Research and Education About Depression
Antidepressants: Selecting one that’s right for you from the Mayo Clinic
Types of Therapy from GoodTherapy.org
How to find the best therapist for you from PsychologyToday.com
The Dark Place episode #24: Cara Santa Maria, "She helps us understand the chemical side of mental illness, then helps us understand how it's changed her own life."
Facts and Figures from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
International suicide statistics from Suicide.org
Suicide rates among young Latinas
Suicide rates among older white men
Suicide rates among trans individuals
Clinical Trials Still Don't Reflect the Diversity of America and why that matters from NPR
Antidepressants and the FDA’s Black-Box Warning: Determining a Rational Public Policy in the Absence of Sufficient Evidence from the AMA Journal of Ethics

Episode 13 - Why Stop at One?

More information about Bipolar Disorder from the National Alliance on Mental Illness
More information about Lupus from the Lupus Foundation of America
Cyrena’s talk at the MedX Pop-up in New York
More information about becoming a physician from the American Medical Association

Episode 14 - Let's Get Physical w/ Kirsten Schultz

More information from Sexuality and Disability
More information on Understanding Gender from Gender Spectrum
Episode of Death, Sex & Money “Why You’re Not Having Sex”
Episode #68 of The Longest Shortest Time “Parent’s Guide to Doing It, 2”
Post on Scope, Stanford Medicine’s blog about "Helping kids with chronic medical conditions make the jump to adult care"
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Sunny Side of Surviving" from The Atlantic
Britt Johnson, aka HurtBlogger, on "#ChronicLife – Sharing the Honest Reality of Chronic Illness”
On Your Feet on Broadway
Part One of Cara and Kirsten's conversation
Kirsten on Twitter: @Kirstie_Schultz
Kirsten’s Blog
More information on Still’s Disease from the American College of Rheumatology
More information on PTSD from the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Episode 15 - Am I Dying or Just Getting My Period?

Information on Menstruation from Planed Parenthood
"We need to talk about periods: why is menstruation still holding girls back?” from The Guardian
Information on Menstrual Disorders from HealthyWomen.org
Information on PMDD from MedlinePlus (NIH)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) from PubMed Health
"PMS and PMDD: Guide for Teens” from MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health
"Living with PMS That Makes You Want to Die" from Broadly
"I've Got Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Here's How I Deal With It” from XOJane
ZanaAfrica Foundation
Key & Peele's "Menstruation Orientation"
More period talk podcasts:
The Crimson Wave
Call Your Girlfriend

Episode 16 - Fun With Endometriosis w/ Abby Norman + Bonus Episode

Abby on Twitter: @notabbynormal
Abby’s writing on Medium
"IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Had Appendicitis For 3 Years” on XOJane
Information on Endometriosis from The Endometriosis Foundation of America
Information on Endometriosis from Planned Parenthood
Information on Menstruation from Planed Parenthood
Information on Menstrual Disorders from HealthyWomen.org
Lenny Letter No. 8: The Endometriosis Issue

Episode 17 - It's 'Just' Stress + Bonus Episode

Chapter on "Immune Consequences of Early Life Stress: Relationship to Chronic Pain Syndromes" co-authored by Cyrena
"Clinical Genetics Has a Big Problem That's Affecting People's Lives" from The Atlantic
"How Trauma and Resilience Cross Generations” Rachel Yehuda on On Being
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susanna Catalan
"Not Safe to Drink" radio documentary on the Flint Water Crisis, Reported by Lindsey Smith from Michigan Radio
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin
Mann v. Ford on HBO
Toxic Legacy: Ford and the Ramapoughs from NorthJersey.com
NINDS Spinal Cord Infarction (stroke) Information Page

Episode 18 - Well It's Complicated

More information about Adjustment Disorder from the Mayo Clinic
More information on Drapetomania from Wikipedia
More information on being non-gendered from Nonbinary.org
Self-Diagnosis: A Discursive Systematic Review of the Medical Literature from the Journal of Participatory Medicine
More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from the EDNF

Episode 19 - Keep Telling It and Keep Telling It w/ Erin Barker

Erin on Twitter: @ErinHBarker
Erin’s IC + Vulvodynia story told at The Moth GrandSLAM storytelling competition
An earlier version of the story told on The Story Collider
Erin’s stories told at The Moth
Post about episodes of The Story Collider that helped her develop as a producer:
The Story Collider podcast
About IC from the Interstitial Cystitis Association
What is Vulvodynia? From the National Vulvodynia Association
On Language; The Vapors from the New York Times Magazine
Vulva and Vagina from Our Bodies, Ourselves
Let's Clear Up The Vagina vs. Vulva Debate Once And For All from The Huffington Post
About Georgia O’Keefe
Selected works by Georgia O’Keefe
Tumblr post about Georgia O’Keefe’s later work
A Brief History of the Vagina in Art
Article about pelvic organ prolapse
from The Washington Post
More information about pelvic organ prolapse from Voices for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Episode 20 - Lowkey Traumatic

Information about tissue expansion (skin expander) surgery from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Information about maltreatment of disabled children in schools
Resources for transitioning from pediatric to adult care from Got Transition
Understanding Gender from genderspectrum
Fear of Needles on Wikipedia
Information about Autism from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Episode 21 - One Thing After Another

Info on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from NIMH
PTSD: National Center for PTSD from the VA
"History of PTSD in Veterans: Civil War to DSM-5" from the VA
Complex PTSD from the VA
The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by David J. Morris
David J. Morris on Fresh Air
"The VA treated my PTSD all wrong” by David J. Morris from the Washington Post
"Medical Disorders as a Cause of Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" from Medscape Multispecialty
Information on Medical Trauma from the Child Traumatic Stress Network
"Medical Trauma: When A Procedure Goes Wrong” from Psychology Today

Rare Disease Day Special Episode

Official Rare Disease Day website
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
Global Genes
"Combating Rare Diseases”
from the Financial Times
"RARE Diseases: Facts and Statistics" from Global Genes
Featured Episodes
Cathy: 05 - Autoimmunity + Friends
Jen: this week’s upcoming episode 22
Kirsten: 10 - Not Standing Still's Disease and 14 - Let's Get Physical
Ilana: 02 - Let's Feel Better w/ Ilana Jacqueline
Soul: 20 - Lowkey Traumatic
Lauren: 01 - Dysauto-whatta? w/ Lauren Stiles
Rebecca: 03 and 06 - Accessibility Means More Than Ramps (parts one + two)
K: 18 - Well, It's Complicated
Abby: 16 - Fun With Endometriosis
Cyrena: 13 - Why Stop at One? and 17 - It's 'Just' Stress

Episode 22 - Pain is Personal

More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from the EDNF
"Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type: An Underdiagnosed Hereditary Connective Tissue Disorder with Mucocutaneous, Articular, and Systemic Manifestations” M Castori, ISRN Dermatology
More information on POTS from Dysautonomia International
More information on Osteoarthritis from the Arthritis Foundation
More information on Hip Dysplasia from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute
More information on Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) from the journal Circulation
“What percentage of chronic nonmalignant pain patients exposed to chronic opioid analgesic therapy develop abuse/addiction and/or aberrant drug-related behaviors? A structured evidence-based review” Fishbain et al. from the journal Pain Medicine
“An epidemic of chronic pain: The crackdown on prescription drug abuse is treating the wrong problem” from The Boston Globe
"The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think” from The Huffington Post (terrible title, interesting piece)
The D Word: Jen’s Tumblr about being disabled
Jen’s post “Opioids, Stigma, and the CDC”
Jen’s interview with Only Human
“A Doctor’s Love Affair With Vicodin” episode from Only Human
“Your Sanity or Your Kidney’s” episode from Only Human
Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari
High Price by Dr. Carl Hart
Featured Episodes
03 Accessibility Means More Than Ramps (Part One) with Rebecca
Cara on the Just Talking Podcast
The Dysautonomia Series from In Sickness + In Health
11 What a Pain w/ Jill Fancher PhD
Vocabulary and resources for Dr. Jill’s episode

Episode 23 - When Sustainability + Accessibility Collide w/ Kim Sauder

"Pre-Peeled Oranges: What Some Call 'Lazy' Others Call A ‘Lifesaver’" from NPR
Kim on Twitter: @CrippledScholar
Kim’s Blog: The Crippled Scholar
Kim’s post "When Accessibility gets Labeled Wasteful"
Kim’s post on the Social Model of Disability
Kim’s posts on The Language of Disability
Cara’s Storify tweet compilation: "When Sustainability + Accessibility Collide"

Episode 24 - Building a Mystery

Information on Alopecia universalis from the NIH
Information on Fibromyalgia from the National Fibromyalgia Association
Information on Hashimoto’s disease from Mayo Clinic
Hydrocephalus Fact Sheet from the NIH
"About Lyme Disease" from LymeDisease.org
"The Lyme Wars" from The New Yorker
"Ticked Off--What We Don't Know About Lyme Disease” from Forbes
Chelsea’s Twitter: @kiwifreund
Chelsea’s Blog: The Sick and the Dating
#SickadillyChat #5: Crowdsourcing Tough Diagnoses
This week’s #SickadillyChat: The Challenge of Superbugs in Medicine
Stella Young’s TEDx talk: “I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much”
"CDC Opioid Guidelines Released”
from The National Pain Report
Episode 22 Pain is Personal: Jen talks about needing narcotic pain medication

Episode 25 - Transplants + Inside Baseball

Information about Tuberous Sclerosis from the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
Information about LAM from The LAM Association
Facts About Organ Donation from UNOS
Nikki on Twitter: @nikkiseefeldt
Nikki’s Blog

Episode 26 - Disability Cuts in the UK 🇬🇧

"Welfare State in the United Kingdom” from Wikipedia
"PIP cuts: The disability benefit cuts that sparked a Tory civil war” from The Independent
"Thousands have died after being found fit for work, DWP figures show" from The Guardian
"UN inquiry considers alleged UK disability rights violations” from The Guardian
"How the Iain Duncan Smith resignation crisis unfolded” from The Guardian
"In full: Iain Duncan Smith resignation letter” from the BBC
"UK’s EU Referendum" aka the ‘Brexit’ topic page from the Financial Times
Featured Episodes
09 Complex Patients Across the Border w/ Arianne
11 What a Pain! w/ Jill Fancher, PhD
22 Pain is Personal w/ Jen

Episode 27 - A Place I've Gone for Necessity w/ S. Leigh Thompson

Leigh on Twitter: @sleighthompson
Leigh’s website
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
"What You Need to Know About the ACA's Trans Protections” from the Advocate
Know Your Rights | Healthcare from the National Center for Transgender Equality
Information on Transgender Health for healthcare professionals from AMSA
"Hormones and Joint Hypermobility" from Hypermobility Syndromes Association
"Transgender Day of Visibility” from Trans Student Educational Resource
"With the Passing of HB 2, North Carolina Signs Hate into Law” from Autostraddle
"Mississippi Passes US’s Most Sweeping Anti-LGBT Rights Bill with HB1523” from Autostraddle
"FAQ: Answers to Some Common Questions about Equal Access to Public Restrooms" from Lambda Legal
Topic: Transgender Bathrooms from the Huffington Post

Episode 28 - Broken Hearts

Information on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy from the American Heart Association
Information on Supraventricular tachycardia from MedlinePlus
Alex drums for Dicktations
Alex’s solo project
Alex’s email: sonavird@gmail.com

Episode 29 - Digital Red Tent w/ Abby Norman

What is Endometriosis? from the Endometriosis Foundation of America
My post about the Endofound Patient Awareness Day
It was Lone Hummelshoj of the World Endometriosis Society who gave that great talk about painful sex with Endometriosis
Jhumka Gupta, MPH, ScD had a great talk about framing Endometriosis as a public health and social justice issue, which she also wrote about for the Huffington Post
Find out more about opportunities to participate in research
Endofound’s ENPOWR Project
Clue cycle tracking app
Abby on Twitter: @notabbynorman
Abby’s writing collected on Medium
Ask Me About My Uterus
"What if female characters menstruated” by Abby Norman
"Lies women are told about their bodies” by Abby Norman
"How medical debt in the US just got (a little) less scary” from The Guardian
"Kiran Gandhi discusses free-bleeding while running the London Marathon, and using the period as protest” from NYTimes Women In the World
"I'm Chronically Ill and Afraid of Being Lazy” by Esmé Wang on ELLE.com
"But You Look Good: Living with Disbelief of Invisible Illness and Pain” from The Princess in the Tower

Episode 30 - Fill in the Blank Awareness Month

More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from The Ehlers Danlos Society
More information about dysautonomia from Dysautonomia International
More information on Mast Cell Activation and it’s relationship to dysautonomia
More information on gastroparesis from the American College of Gastroenterology
Storify of my #UndiagnosedDay tweets
NYC Red Party: May 28th 12pm-3pm, Center for Social Innovation
PDX Red Party: May 28th 12pm-3pm, The Tiffany Center

Episode 31 - Tough in Any Weather

More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from The Ehlers Danlos Society
Information about eating disorders from the National Eating Disorders Association
Information & Referral Helpline from the National Eating Disorders Association
Map of Norway
Information on Healthcare in Norway from Wikipedia
Storify of my May awareness month tweets
Periodic, Inc’s PDX Red Party
Untabooed
Untabooed’s Proud, Powerful, Party

Episode 32 - What is This Life? w/ Erica Lupinacci

What is Lupus? from the Lupus Foundation of America
Information about HIV/AIDS from the CDC
AIDS at 30 from amfAR
The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer, adapted for the screen by HBO
Erica on Twitter: @ericaloops
Suffering the Silence on Twitter: @ststogether
Suffering the Silence on Instagram: @sufferingthesilence
Suffering the Silence on Facebook
Suffering the Silence website
BRGD Productions on Twitter: @brgdproductions
BRGD Productions on Instagram: @brgdproductions
BRGD Productions on Facebook
BRGD Productions website

Episode 33 - Allie Cashel on Suffering the Silence

You can find the Suffering the Silence online community and photo project at SufferingTheSilence.comFacebook.com/SufferingtheSilence, @sufferingthesilence on Instagram, @ststogether on Twitter, and get the book, Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial where books are sold.

About Lyme: Get Informed from the Global Lyme Alliance; Allie is a member of their Junior Board
Information on Lyme Disease from the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
About Lyme from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)
Prevent Lyme Disease from the CDC
The Lyme Wars by Michael Specter, published by The New Yorker in 2013
Michael Specter talking about 'The Lyme Wars' on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Featured Episodes
Episode 32: Erica talks about the Suffering the Silence community and her health advocacy
Episode 24: Chelsea and I talk about Lyme, and the confusion of her recent diagnosis
Episode 21: Heather and I about PTSD symptoms from experiences related to her chronic illness
My episode of the Lyme Voice Podcast

Episode 34 - The Hill I Wanna Die On w/ Keah Brown

Facts About Cerebral Palsy from the CDC
Keah on Twitter: @keah_maria
Keah’s Website
My Confidence, My Camera Phone And My Cerebral Palsy for Femsplain
Disability Representation and the Problem with 'Inspiration Porn' for The Toast (RIP!)
Love, Disability, and Movies for Catapult
The Whitewashing of Disability: Trolls, #DisabilityTooWhite, and The Fight for Proper Representation for The Fem

Featured Episodes:
Episode 27 A Place I’ve Gone for Necessity with S. Leigh Thompson
Episode 12 A Festive Holiday Episode About Depression with Dior Vargas
Anil Dash on Another Round from Buzzfeed

Episode 35 - Sex Geek, Chronic Migraineur + American Treasure w/ Kate McCombs MPH

Learn more about Chronic Migraine
Find Kate:
At her website
On Twitter @katecom
On Instagram @kateanswers
Sex Geekdom website, and on social media @SexGeekdom
Upcoming Tea & Empathy: Communicate Better in Your Relationships at SHAG Brooklyn on 7/19
Buy tickets
On Herpes Stigma:
The work of Ella Dawson
The work of Adrial Dale
Tonsil Trouble episode
of South Park
Books We Mention:
The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari
High Price by Dr. Carl Hart
NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Info on New York State’s medical cannabis program from Compassionate Care NY
My new Instagram account exploring migraine imagery: @bimpsegetsweird

Project UterX w/ Charlie Blotner - for MedX 2016

We created a dedicated page for terminology and resources from this episode.

Episode 36 - ME/CFS & POTS w/ Ryan Prior

About ME/CFS from The Blue Ribbon Foundation
What is POTS? from Dysautonomia International on Vimeo (4 min video)
About POTS from Dysautonomia International
More information about POTS and other forms of dysautonomia from the Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center
Orthostatic Intolerance by Julian M. Stewart MD, PhD on Medscape
Ryan’s Website
Forgotten Plague (2015)
The Blue Ribbon Foundation, Ryan's foundation
Ryan’s Storyteller Track post
Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Featured Episodes
Our Dysautonomia Series of the podcast
Episode 01 Dysauto-whatta?! w Lauren Stiles
Episode 22 Pain is Personal w Jen
Ryan on the Just Talking Podcast
Britt aka Hurt Blogger on Just Talking
- Hurt Blogger’s post Patient as Subject vs. Patient as Peer

Episode 37 - Happy Birthday, Baby!

Casey Hearts Cocktails
Policemen In Pickups on Soundcloud

Jess Jacobs’ blog

The Stories We Tell - for MedX 2016

Find the included ePatients and their work on the project page.