FirstPerson: Health Stories In Their Own Words

KHN's series on personal health stories.

Writer Lisa Drew found that her search for health coverage became a difficult trip through the "gobbledygook" of the individual insurance market in Tompkins County, N.Y.


Medical school student Ishani Ganguli writes about how the primary care shortage has affected her life.


Recently diagnosed with breast cancer and no longer covered by her school's health insurance, Erica Rex married and moved to England in order to get the care she needed.