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Try These Treatment Options If Your Back Surgery Fails
Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is a difficult diagnosis to deal with. If you’ve had surgery to treat your back pain, you were surely hoping it would...
Sep 22
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Pernicious Anemia: When You Can’t Absorb Enough Vitamin B12
Pernicious anemia is a type of anemia you could have if you can’t absorb enough vitamin B12. When that happens, your body doesn’t produce enough red blood...
Sep 20
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How Flexibility and Mobility Help You Stay Strong and Healthy for Life
As a child, you probably moved your body effortlessly. You sprawled on the floor to watch TV and hopped up when you wanted a snack. You reached overhead...
Sep 15
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The Right Way to Start Exercising After a Heart Attack
Exercise is always important for your heart health and your overall well-being. And that’s especially true after you’ve had a heart attack. However, starting...
Sep 14
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Dopamine Detox: Answers to 6 Key Questions About This Trend
Sometimes, it can seem like your days are filled with nonstop stimulation. From reaching for that satisfying crunch of a potato chip to squeezing in a...
Sep 13
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Supporting Your Child Through Sleepwalking or Sleep Terrors
Sleepwalking and sleep terrors are two sleep problems that are common in children. And they can cause issues for parents, too. If your child sleepwalks,...
Sep 11
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12 Options for Recovery if a 12-Step Program Isn’t the Right Fit for You
For a lot of people, 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), are lifesaving. They support people throughout their...
Sep 08
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Lead Poisoning: Protect Your Family from This Avoidable Risk
When you think of lead poisoning, older homes with peeling paint may come to mind. You might think that if you live in a newer home or your paint is intact,...
Sep 06
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How the Right Foods and Drinks Can Reduce Your Risk of Kidney Stones
If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, you know how intense the pain can be. If you haven’t had one, it’s definitely something you want to avoid. Kidney stones...
Sep 05
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7 Health Benefits You Can Gain When You Start to Play Pickleball
If you’re an older adult, it can seem like you’re spotting pickleball everywhere you turn. There are courts around the corner, your friends are joining...
Sep 04
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.