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Alison Gwinn

Alison Gwinn

Health Writer

Alison Gwinn is a seasoned journalist based in Denver who has written or edited on a wide range of topics—from breaking political news to health, travel, food, fashion, architecture, and interior design—for such publications as The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Women’s Health, AARP, and O, the Oprah Magazine.

Latest by Alison Gwinn

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When the Weather Makes It Hard to Breathe

Small changes in temperature and humidity can make a big difference in how you feel when you have COPD. Here’s what to look out for.

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Living With

Kids’ Top Questions About Psoriatic Arthritis

Dealing with this disease is tough. Answering your child’s questions about it can be even tougher. Here’s what to tell them.

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Complications

Will Your Psoriasis Turn Into Psoriatic Arthritis?

Skin lesions and joint pain may sound like odd bedfellows, but the conditions are connected. We asked the experts to explain.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About COPD Treatment

Wondering where to begin with a COPD diagnosis? We've got the answers to some of your most pressing concerns about the disease.