About the Website A diagnosis of a chronic disease, mental illness or condition can change one’s life in many ways. In Patient Voices, the New York Times feature first person accounts of the changes, challenges and rewards patients face as they cope with various health issues. As of March 12, 2011, the New York Times […]

About the Audio Diary Josh has Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable tics and involuntary verbal outbursts. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 100,000 Americans have the syndrome. Josh Cutler is a sixteen-year-old with the syndrome, who lives in New York City. This is his audio diary. “It feels like there’s […]