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Why Your Kids Shouldn’t Skip the Cancer-Fighting HPV Vaccine
Most parents choose to have their children vaccinated against measles, polio, meningitis and other diseases that can be prevented with childhood immunizations....
Jan 16
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Are You Being Assertive or Aggressive? Here’s How to Tell the Difference
When you’re communicating with someone, whether that’s a partner, colleague, friend or acquaintance, it’s ideal to share your thoughts, opinions and needs...
Jan 14
Better Me
Top Strategies for Coping with Those Frustrating Hot Flashes
If you’re approaching menopause, odds are good that you’ve experienced hot flashes or night sweats. “About 75 to 80% of women experience hot flashes during...
Jan 13 3
Better Me
How to Treat Unsightly Broken Blood Vessels on Your Face
Broken blood vessels on your face can look like red lines or splotches, and you might not like their appearance. If so, a simple procedure can make them...
Jan 12
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What Does Your Body Temperature Tell You About Your Health?
You might have heard that normal body temperature is 98.6°F. But that’s not entirely true. “Normal adult body temperature ranges from 97°F to 99°F,” said...
Jan 11
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The Reasons Your Lymph Nodes Get Swollen Sometimes
You have lymph nodes throughout your body—they’re in your neck, armpits, chest, belly and groin area. Sometimes they get swollen. You might notice a lump...
Jan 10
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Forget Resolutions: Micro Goals Are the Way to Achieve Your Dreams
As you switch your calendar to a new year, you might see those fresh, clean pages as an opportunity to live a better life. But maybe lofty New Year’s resolutions...
Jan 07
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Parents: 8 Ways to Practice Self-Care When You Can Barely Spare a Minute
If you’re a parent of young children, you probably feel like there’s never enough time to get caught up. You might be managing your work obligations, supervising...
Jan 03
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Tips To Help You Stick to Your Healthy Lifestyle Resolutions This Year
Maybe you’re an enthusiastic resolution-maker—you look at the New Year as a clean slate where you can reevaluate your habits and make some changes in your...
Dec 27
Better Me
Your Acid Reflux Can Flare over the Holidays. Here’s How to Cope
You might find that, for most of the year, it’s easy to control your acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). But when the holiday season...
Dec 20
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.