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What Social Distancing Really Means (and 4 Reasons Why Everyone Needs to Do It)

You've heard the term being bandied about on the news. Why is it so important you pay attention to health officials—and start doing it yourself? We've got the answers.

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    Mary Shomon

    Mary Shomon

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    Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

    Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.