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Alice Lesch Kelly

Health Writer

Alice Lesch Kelly is a Boston-based freelance writer specializing in health, nutrition, and disease prevention. Her work has appeared in many consumer outlets, including Health After 50, the Boston Globe, Prevention, Yoga Journal, Woman’s Day, WebMD, WeightWatchers.com, and EverydayHealth.com.

Latest by Alice Lesch Kelly

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Treatment

So You Need Dialysis. Here’s How to Prep.

Your doctor says you’re a candidate for dialysis. But what exactly does that mean? Get the 411 on what happens during this life-saving treatment.

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Nutrition

What to Eat (and Avoid) When You’re on Dialysis

The right nutrition is crucial when you’re fighting kidney failure. These smart choices can help you come out on top.

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Symptoms

10 Signs of Chronic Kidney Disease

It’s known as the silent killer because symptoms are hard to spot. Here’s what to look for.