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Lauren Kennedy

Lauren Paige Kennedy

Senior Editor

Lauren assigns and edits articles across HealthCentral’s 90+ condition categories. She's written and/or edited health content for 15 years, and she’s interviewed some of the biggest names in Hollywood, music, sports, publishing, and politics—almost always with a health-focused slant. She was a Co-founding Editor of WebMD Magazine and Editor in Chief of Washington Flyer. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Neurology Now, Brain + Life, Women’s Health, Men’s Fitness, WWD, Style.com, Washingtonian, Travel + Leisure, Financial Times, and many others.

Latest by Lauren Paige Kennedy

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Tell Us How You Really Feel About COVID-19

More than 4,000 Americans shared their worries, fears, and opinions on living through the coronavirus pandemic.

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"I Had COVID-19. Here’s What Happened."

Learn how this novelist and mom protected her family as she rode out coronavirus symptoms under quarantine.

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Helping Kids Handle the Emotional MS Roller Coaster

For children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, the physical challenges are intertwined with psychological ones. These strategies can help kids cope—even thrive—after a diagnosis.

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Doctor & Patient

Blazing a New Path for Kids With MS

Nurse practitioner Maria Milazzo has spent her life caring for children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, a condition that's only beginning to be understood. But from where she stands? The future is bright.