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5 Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy When You Have Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you must take good care of your feet. That’s because diabetes can cause nerve damage where you lose feeling in your feet. Without...
Oct 06
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These 5 Steps Can Help Parents Prevent Reye’s Syndrome in Children
If you’re a parent, your pediatrician may have warned you not to give your child aspirin. But why? There’s a link between aspirin and Reye’s syndrome,...
Oct 04
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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with a Port
If you need chemotherapy to treat your cancer, your doctor might recommend a port. A port is a device implanted under the skin, usually in the upper chest....
Sep 29
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Is It Time to See an Expert for Your Child’s Tummy Trouble?
When your child suffers from stomach pain or digestive problems, it can be tough to figure out precisely what’s causing the trouble. “For some common issues,...
Sep 22
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Think You Have a Penicillin Allergy? Maybe Not, According to an Expert
A lot of people think they are allergic to penicillin, but they aren’t. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10 percent...
Sep 22
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How Jaw Problems Could Be Causing Your Headache Pain
Below your ears, on each side of your face, you have a temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint connects your lower jaw to your upper jaw with tendons,...
Sep 19
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This Relentless Pandemic Can Tax Your Mental Health. Here’s How to Cope
Remember those brief, blissful weeks at the beginning of the summer? Vaccination rates were rising, COVID-19 infections were dropping and mask mandates...
Sep 15
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How to Tell if Sciatica Is Triggering the Pain in Your Back
If you have pain that runs from your lower back through your buttock, down your leg and into your ankle or foot, it could be sciatica. Sciatica is a medical...
Sep 13
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What’s Best for Your Fitness, Static or Dynamic Stretching?
You’ve probably had a physical education teacher, coach or trainer tell you stretching is important. But why, exactly? Is it really a big deal if you’re...
Sep 11
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The Best Ways to Lose Weight After Your Baby Is Born
After your baby is born, you might be eager to pack up your maternity clothes and get back into your pre-pregnancy outfits. But all the baby weight doesn’t...
Sep 10
Stephanie Thurrott

Stephanie Thurrott

Contributing Writer

Stephanie Thurrott is a writer who focuses on health, nutrition and personal growth. She creates content that makes a difference in people’s lives, and learns something new with every article she writes. Her work has appeared in NBC TODAY, Taste of Home and the U Miami Miller School of Medicine magazine. When she’s not writing, you might find her cycling, walking her dog Daisy or creating her own craft cocktails.