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Julia Savacool

Julia Savacool

Health Writer

Julia Savacool is a writer in New York City, covering topics of health, fitness and wellness. She is the former Articles Director of Fitness magazine and Deputy Editor at Marie Claire. Savacool’s stories have won the United Nations Friends of the World Food Program Media Award, the NARAL Pro-Choice Media Award, and the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women Humanitarian Award for domestic violence coverage. She is an avid runner who has completed more than a dozen marathons.

Latest by Julia Savacool

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One million people in the U.S. have multiple sclerosis, but there is still confusion over the disease. We clear things up.

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Technology

Best Apps for Managing Your Breast Cancer

With more than 1,000 apps available for breast cancer information, care, and treatment, it can be hard to know which ones to choose. We asked a team of breast cancer experts for their favorites.

Uncomfortably Numb: A Memoir

Learning to Live With MS

Coming to grips with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis is (almost) as hard as dealing with the disease itself. Meredith O’Brien, author of the new memoir, Uncomfortably Numb, shares the challenges she's faced since discovering she had the disease six years ago.

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Nutrition

What to Eat to Beat Ulcerative Colitis

Research suggests the removal of certain foods from your daily diet and the the addition of beneficial ones, can play a big role in helping combat UC symptoms.