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Laurie Saloman, M.S.

Laurie Saloman, M.S., is a health writer with more than 20 years of experience working for both consumer and doctor-focused publications. She's a graduate of Brandeis University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and lives in New Jersey with her family.

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Why Do Mosquito Bites Swell Up So Much?

Here’s why mosquito bites might leave you with large welts, how to find relief, and how to prevent them in the first place.

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Living With

What Are Bruises?

Do you feel as if you can’t bump against a piece of furniture without getting a black-and-blue mark? Here’s why that’s happening, and what you can do about it.