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Jerilyn Covert

Health Writer

Jerilyn Covert is a writer, editor, and copy editor with 15 years of publishing experience. She’s written hundreds of articles for Men’s Health (where she was an editor for more than 10 years), Women’s Health, Runner’s World, ONE37pm, Whiskey Advocate, Silver Sneakers, and many more. She’s insatiably curious and loves interviewing people who know a lot more than she does. She shares their insights and advice so others can use them to improve their lives.

Latest by Jerilyn Covert

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Smart Tips to Help Your Kid Cope With JIA

Try these expert insights to combat the pain, fatigue, and anxiety that can come with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Let's Talk About Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication

Easing your pain and reducing symptoms starts with finding the right combination of therapies that work for you.

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Meet Your NMOSD Healthcare Dream Team

When you’re diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, these specialists can help you get back to living.

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Yes! Moving More Can Ease Osteoarthritis Pain

Strength training, cardio, and other movements can improve your knee pain with osteoarthritis. Here’s how to do it safely.

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How to Get the Max Out of Your PsO Appointment

Ever leave a doctor's visit feeling unheard and unhappy? Follow these tips for scoring exactly what you need from your 15 minutes.

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9 Common Causes of Rosacea

While scientists don't know exactly what causes rosacea, they do have some theories as to what’s behind the skin condition.

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10 Facts About Rosacea You Probably Don’t Know

Learn more about this complex skin disease so you can feel more confident and empowered to find the right treatment for you.

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Your Life on Rosacea

From your social life to your favorite foods—rosacea can impact your everyday being. Here’s how to cope.

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Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis? How to Tell

These diseases share some common traits, but different origins. Learn more about what makes them unique.

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What Is Osteoarthritis?

In short, it’s joint damage. But there’s so much more to this most common form of arthritis.