What's a migraine headache like? Migraine headaches affect more women than men, and each woman who lives with this medical condition likely has a different answer to that question. Though they are not usually a threat to your overall health, migraine attacks can greatly affect your day-to-day life.
This National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we spoke with Dr. Nirmish Shah, the Director of the Sickle Cell Transition Program at Duke University. He shares some sickle cell disease basics and talks about his research aimed at helping patients manage sickle cell disease. See how he’s using technology to improve care for patients.
Content warning: Rape and sexual assault
When I was 6 years old, I wanted to be a ballerina. Pink and fluffy. At 14, I wanted to be a minister. As close to God as possible. At 17, I wanted to be a chemical engineer and speak Japanese. And, then at 18, I was raped.