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When Healthcare Reform Gets Personal

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My mom calls my sister and me seven-year twins -- born almost a decade apart but connected as though we lived side-by-side in the womb. My sister and I both suffer from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (lupus). The one vast difference in our lives, among our many similarities, is that I have medical insurance and she does not.

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Saving Grace: Anti-Psychotic Meds Saved My Kid's Life

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Elizabeth is a mother with bipolar disorder. She hoped desperately that she would not pass this on to her own child -- but when her daughter Grace began displaying more and more symptoms at age 7, she grew concerned. One night, Grace begged, "Mommy, please, you have to do something. You have to fix this. You just have to!" Here is part three of her story.

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Saving Grace: 'Mommy, You Have to Fix This'

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Elizabeth is a mother with bipolar disorder. She hoped desperately that she would not pass this on to her own child -- but when her daughter Grace began displaying more and more symptoms at age 7, Elizabeth knew she couldn't ignore them forever. Here is part two of her story.

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Saving Grace: My Child is Bipolar

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Just two years ago, I had strong opinions about children being put on behavior-modifying or adult medication, and even felt children were being over-diagnosed with illnesses such as ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, autism, and auditory and visual processing disorders. But that all changed when my daughter began displaying the symptoms of pediatric bipolar disorder. Here is my story.

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