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Elizabeth Millard

Health Writer

Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.

Latest by Elizabeth Millard

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Chronic Life

10 Joint-friendly Ways to Boost Flexibility With Psoriatic Arthritis

Help keep your PsA pain in check with stretches and exercises that are gentle enough to do every day.

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Treatment

Metastatic Breast Cancer Nausea Solutions

Metastatic breast cancer treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation, and medication, which can cause nausea. Here are some solutions for this side effect.

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Living With

What Can You Eat After Colorectal Cancer Treatment for Better Digestion?

What should you know about eating and digesting following colorectal cancer treatment? Drink water, know your med side effects (they could be causing that constipation…), and experiment with fiber are just some tips.

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Lifestyle

10 Things You Can Do Today to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Living your best life—eating fresh foods, staying active, and showing your body some TLC—could slash your risk for colon cancer, finds research.

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Risk Factors

The BRAF Gene Mutation and You

Here's what you should know about this risk factor for melanoma and whether it can affect future generations.

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Work

Navigating Work During Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’re in lung cancer treatment and plan to keep working, here are some common issues to keep in mind.

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Living With

Strategies for Living With Hodgkin's Lymphoma

For those diagnosed with cancer, the hardest moments may come after treatment has ended.

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Supplements

Top 3 Supplements to Avoid After Age 50

Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.

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Treatment

Before Leukemia Treatment, Ask the Doctor

Dr. Jack Jacoub shares questions that he believes leukemia patients need to ask more often while they’re getting ready for treatment.

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Complications

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor Side Effects

Chemotherapy and radiation can successfully treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but they can cause side effects that last or emerge years after treatment.