Avery Hurt

Avery Hurt has written health and science articles for many years for a variety of publications including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Eating Well, Health, Medical Economics, and Physicians Practice. She is the author of Bullet with Your Name on It: What You Will Probably Die from and What You Can Do about It, and numerous books for young readers.

Latest by Avery Hurt

The Latest Therapies

Learn about promising therapies and treatment combinations used to treat advanced bladder cancer.

Myriad Treatment Options for MS

Doctors have more and more ways to treat MS.

Working with Your Doctor

The key to successful management of bladder cancer is working well with your healthcare team.

5 Lifestyle Strategies for Parkinson's

Here are five complementary health approaches that your Parkinson’s disease treatment can benefit from.

Parkinson's 101

Knowing which symptoms to expect and taking an active role in your own care can greatly improve your quality of life.

Fighting MS Fatigue

Fighting the most common symptom of MS can be daunting. Here is some advice that may help.

How Is MS Treated?

When James Bowen, M.D., a neurologist in Seattle, began practicing medicine more than 20 years ago, there was not a single approved medication for treating MS. Today, there are 14 that can treat the relapsing-remitting form of the disease, with an ad...

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Multiple Sclerosis

Q. Why should I keep track of my MS symptoms? A. When you document symptoms and body functions that might be affected by MS, you make it easier to recognize disease progression. The aim to keep a running list of new symptoms, ongoing symptoms, and sy...

Working With Your MS Doctor

Getting the right care can make a world of difference in your treatment for MS and your quality of life. Typically, you will have a team of care providers, which may include a neurologist, nutritionist, social worker, psychologist, neuropsychologist, ...