Surviving and Thriving with Chronic Illness
February 28, 2017
A personal Journey with chronic illness.
There are about seven thousand rare genetic diseases that affect more than 30 million Americans… and millions more worldwide. Time is against them. It often takes more than seven years to reach a proper diagnosis. And an astounding 95-percent of rare diseases have no FDA-approved treatment. The Balancing Act’s Behind the Mystery Series has highlighted many of them… and it all started with one very personal story. Ilana Jacqueline joins Olga Villaverde as we learn more about her courageous battle with a chronic disease. Not only is she living… she’s thriving…but the battle has not been easy.
Get swept away under the desert sky as Amber Milt takes you behind the scenes of The Band's Visit.
About 37 million people face hunger in the U.S. today — including more than 11 million children and nearly 5.4 million seniors. Hunger knows no boundaries — it touches every community in the U.S., including your own.
Welcome back to The Balancing Act! Up next, we're taking a look at Feeding America, as well as a new Broadway sensation and an innovative furniture line perfect for the holiday season.