Latest Articles by Jennifer Rainey Marquez
Why Catching High Blood Pressure Early Matters
The earlier you address this important health issue, the better your chances of avoiding serious complications. Here’s how to make sure you keep your numbers in check.
Debunked! 9 Myths About High Blood Pressure
From salt shakers to glasses of wine, misconceptions about high blood pressure persist. Here’s what experts want you to know about keeping yours in check.
9 Things to Do This Month to Lower Your Blood Pressure
More than 100 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure. If you’re one of them, these daily tweaks can go a long way towards building a healthier future.
The Super-Common Causes and Triggers of Epileptic Seizures
Epilepsy is a disorder with many possible causes. Anything that disturbs the normal pattern of neuron activity–from illness to brain damage to abnormal brain development–can lead to seizures.
9 Stubborn Myths About Epilepsy to Stop Believing
Loads of misinformation about this condition persists. We sort facts from fiction.
9 Little Ways to Help Avoid a Seizure Injury at Home
If you have epilepsy, you can’t entirely eliminate the risk of injury during a seizure. But these tweaks to your home can up your chances of staying safe.
9 Ways to Help Someone Having a Seizure
Whether you’re a caregiver or a bystander, here’s how to keep someone safe during a seizure.
"I Had an Ostomy—and it Changed My Life"
For these people living with Crohn's disease, surgery made everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary possible. Their stories in their own words.