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few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend who is going through some health issues. She told me she had a followup doctor’s appointment in a few days to get back some results. “I should have gone in for these tests awhile ago,” she admitted. “But I was afraid of what I might find.”

I told her I could relate. As someone living with cerebral palsy (CP), I have often chosen the “ignorance is bliss” path. There have been…