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Jeanine Barone

Health Writer

Jeanine Barone is a scientist and journalist with an eclectic background. She’s a nutritionist and exercise physiologist who regularly writes about travel, health, fitness, and food for numerous top-tier publications. Jeanine enjoys active travel, especially long-distance cycling and cross-country skiing.

Latest by Jeanine Barone

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Real Advice for Parenting Through UC

Having ulcerative colitis while caring for kids may sound just about impossible. Here’s how these parents make it work.


How to Know When Your RRMS Is Progressing to SPMS

When familiar symptoms appear and worsen, then never retreat, you'll know the disease is advancing.

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UC and Gut Bacteria: Could Missing Microbes Hold the Key?

New research suggests the cause—and possibly cure—for ulcerative colitis can be found in your gut microbiome.

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What Gut Bacteria Has to Do With MS

They may sound like odd bedfellows, but the bacteria in your gut, known as your microbiome, plays a major role in health and disease.

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Your Brain on MS

Multiple sclerosis may vary patient to patient, but the process that causes its symptoms? That's nearly the same in everyone.

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Real-life Strategies to Quit Smoking

If you're trying to kick the habit, you probably won’t find these smoking-cessation techniques in any guidebook, but according to the men and women who tried them, they work!

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4 Simple Ways to Avoid Overuse Injuries

Tendinitis and stress fractures are common among people who do the same exercise repeatedly or often. Here’s how you can help prevent them.