Laurie Edwards is a health and science writer, lifelong patient and the author of two books on chronic disease, including the recent In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America. Her writing has been published in the New York Times and Boston Globe, among other outlets. She teaches writing for the health sciences at Northeastern University in Boston.
Health & Well-Being
When those with chronic illness go online, an author says, they find knowledge and power that doctors can't provide
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.