Cartoonist Scott Adams, 52, suffers from a rare and mysterious communication disorder called spasmodic dysphonia. There is a detailed article about his trials and tribulations in the August issue of WIRED magazine.
Mark Boguski, M.D., Ph.D. is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and is a member of the Society for Participatory Medicine, "a movement in which networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health" and in which professional health care providers encourage "empowered patients" and value them as full partners in managing their health and wellness.
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