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Stop Believing These 8 Myths About Weight-Loss Surgery
Weight-loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, can bring life-changing benefits to your health and give you back the ability to do many of the things you love....
Jul 04
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Here’s the Best Way to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
Keeping a close eye on your skin and moles is the most important step toward finding skin cancer early, when it’s most treatable. “You are your own first...
Jun 30 3
Advise Me
Try These Tasty Bread Substitutes and Ditch the White Bread
Sandwiches are tasty, convenient and—depending on what you put in them—healthy. But stuffing your fixings between two slices of white bread isn’t always...
Jun 29
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Here Are the Best Ways to Celebrate Safely with Fireworks
Celebrating with fireworks is a central part of summer celebrations for lots of people. Professional events put on impressive displays, but sometimes you...
Jun 29
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Your Guide to the Amount and Stages of Sleep You Need
Getting enough good quality sleep is a cornerstone of good health. According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sleeping well helps...
Jun 26
Better Me
How Atrial Fibrillation Could Affect Your Heart’s Health
Your heart beats more than 100,000 times a day, on average. But sometimes, those heartbeats can be erratic. You may find that your smartwatch picks up...
Jun 25 1
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How to Stay Safe When Lightning Might Strike
When summer thunderstorms roll in, it’s wise to protect yourself from lightning strikes. In 2021, there were more than 194 million lightning events in...
Jun 21
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How to Get Those Icky Germs Off Your Fruit and Veggies
Sometimes it’s apparent that you need to wash your produce. Those potatoes or carrots you grew yourself or bought at the farmers market probably have a...
Jun 20
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Here’s What Can Happen to Your Body When You Work Out Too Much
For a lot of people, it’s a struggle to exercise as much as they should. But some people have the opposite problem—they work out too much. And while too...
Jun 17
Better Me
Medications That Could Trigger Dangerous Serotonin Syndrome
You’ve probably heard of serotonin. It’s a chemical produced by nerves in your body that helps keep your mood balanced. Since it affects your mood, doctors...
Jun 16
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.