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Menopause Is on Your Horizon. Does That Mean You’ll Gain Weight?
You had your last baby years ago, and afterward the pregnancy pounds came off. Since then, your weight has been (mostly) stable. Until now, that is. Nothing...
Mar 01
Better Me
Sidelined with an Injury? Platelet-Rich Plasma May Be the Answer
With some injuries, nothing seems to help. You rest. You try rehab and physical therapy. You take medication. Still, you’re dealing with the pain, and...
Feb 28
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Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Get the Facts About Diagnosis and Treatment
The term “breast cancer” makes it sound as if all cancers that strike the breast are the same. But that’s an oversimplification. The truth is, there are...
Feb 27
Teach Me
The Surprising Health Risks of Losing Your Sense of Smell
Imagine waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafting into your bedroom, inviting you to start your day. It seems simple—you know what coffee...
Feb 22
Teach Me
Why You Should Never Throw Away That Medication Package Insert
Maybe your daughter has strep throat, and her doctor prescribes an antibiotic. Maybe you’re refilling your birth control medication. Maybe your dermatologist...
Feb 21
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What an Expert Wants You to Know About the Flexitarian Diet
Maybe you’re intrigued by the idea of a plant-based diet, but there are a few foods you can’t imagine giving up. Like the roast chicken dinner you like...
Feb 17
Better Me
How to Spot Warning Signs of Liver Disease in Children
What’s the most important thing you need to know about serious liver disease in children? It’s very rare. Keith Hazleton, MD, PhD, a pediatric liver specialist...
Feb 14
Teach Me
5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
There are all kinds of gimmicks that claim to keep your brain strong and prevent dementia, from over-the-counter supplements to brain training programs....
Feb 09
Better Me
If You’re Expecting and Your Hands and Feet Itch, It Could Be Cholestasis
When you’re pregnant and your body is changing every day, you’ll notice all kinds of unusual symptoms. Maybe you get lightheaded. Maybe food tastes different....
Feb 08
Advise Me
Seniors with Diabetes: Here’s the Best Way to Plan Your Meals
If you have diabetes, as you get older it can be tough to make sure your meals give you the nutrition you need—and the flavors you want—while keeping your...
Feb 08
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.