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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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Living With

Staying on the Move When You Have Wet AMD

People with low vision from wet age-related macular degeneration can learn how to navigate life again with the help of a mobility specialist.

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Technology

Easy Low-Vision Computer Hacks

Dealing with vision loss from a condition like wet AMD? We've got expert-approved tech tips that will help you get—and keep—your digital life fully operational.

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Lifestyle

13 Little Updates to Make Your Home Low-vision Friendly

These strategies and products can make your home safer and easier to navigate, especially if you’re living with a condition like advanced macular degeneration.

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Risk Factors

6 Sneaky Triggers of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Experts don’t know exactly why so many of us suffer from this autoimmune disorder, but they do know how you can minimize its effects.

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Lifestyle

10 Totally Doable Ways to Boost Your Brain Health With MS

Simple, everyday strategies can make a huge difference in how multiple sclerosis affects your brain and cognitive function. We've got 10 you can try today!

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Nutrition

What to Eat to Keep Rheumatoid Arthritis in Check

There's no easy food fix for RA (wouldn't that be nice?), but there are ways you can eat to lessen the impact of your symptoms. Here's how to fuel yourself right to stay one step ahead of this disease.

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Treatment

The Facts About Vitamin D and RA

There’s definitely a connection between vitamin D levels and rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what the research says, and what it means for you.

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Let's Talk About the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Worried that your achy joints could mean something more? Read on to learn exactly how to spot the signs of RA.

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Let's Talk About Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

RA may be a lifelong illness, but with early diagnosis and treatment, it doesn't have to be your life.

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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.