August 15, 2018
Once New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed the the state’s medical marijuana bill, 10-year-old Amanda Houser’s mother thought that there would finally be a solution to her daughter’s suffering. Amanda, a Dravet syndrome patient, had at least 1,000 seizures every month. After trying numerous different treatments and medications,
August 13, 2018
When Dr. Junella Chin was 17-years-old, she was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, an autoinflammatory disease of the spine in which the vertebrae begin to fuse together. Eventually, the spine begins to lose mobility. As she progressed through medical school, her condition worsened, and chronic pain hindered her ability to work in the hospital.