What to Know

Diagnosis, illness, injury and all the hard health things that can happen don’t come with maps and directions. So hearing how others have managed might help keep you going.

3 Benefits of Sharing Health Updates

Molly Sturgis said sharing health updates on her son’s website helped keep her connected to life outside the hospital. Sharing health updates with family and friends can be enormously beneficial...

How to Point–Gently–Toward Healing

Mary Farr, left, with JoAnn Hardegger, mother of Baby Brighid, the namesake of CaringBridge, at a November 2017 event marking the 20th anniversary of CaringBridge and launch of the How We Heal series....

The Healing Power of Nature

I’ve learned that nature has the power to heal anyone and that at some level we all need healing. Needing Healing When I returned from Iraq seven years ago, I felt isolated, thinking that few&nb...

The Heart of Hope

I was nervous the first time I stepped through the door of an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge®. It’s a free place for adult patients to stay when their best treatment options are far from home. ...

Feeling Beautiful After Breast Surgery

After breast cancer, lumpectomies, mastectomies or reconstruction, many women aren’t sure how to feel about their bodies. You’re dealing with asymmetry, drainage, discomfort and more. And, not onl...