Lauren Kennedy

Lauren Paige Kennedy

Senior Editor

Lauren Paige Kennedy is a senior editor at HealthCentral. She's written and/or edited health content for 15 years, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in Hollywood, music, sports, publishing, and politics—almost always with a health-focused slant.

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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.


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

This novelist and mom of two lives near the COVID-19 containment zone just outside of New York City. Read her account of testing at a drive-through facility in Greenwich, CT, then battening down the hatches to protect her family as she rode out 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.