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Lexi Krupp

Health Writer

Lexi Krupp is a journalist who covers health and science stories for audio and print. Before moving to New York City, she taught ecology in Wisconsin and Maine.

Latest by Lexi Krupp

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Myths and Facts: Getting to Know NMOSD

This severe but treatable autoimmune disorder is often mistaken for multiple sclerosis. Get the facts on what makes it unique.

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This Is Your Body on NMOSD

The trouble may start with your nervous system, but this condition can cause serious problems with your vision and movement.

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Let's Talk About Metastatic Kidney Cancer

When cancer cells spread beyond the kidney, treating this disease becomes more challenging, but not hopeless. Learn what options are out there, and how new medications are changing the game when it comes to managing advanced kidney cancer.

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Let's Talk About Kidney Cancer Treatment

From active surveillance to drug therapy, there are many ways to tackle kidney cancer. Check out HealthCentral's guide to the latest approaches for staying one step ahead of this disease.

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What to Know About Hep C and Liver Cancer

If left unchecked, this virus can seriously damage the liver, leading to cancer. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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There Are New Guidelines for Hep C. Should You Get Tested?

Experts have rewritten the rules about screening for this chronic condition. Here’s why it’s such a good idea to get tested now.

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Let's Talk About Kidney Cancer Symptoms

It’s hard to spot a disease when there are few signs that anything could be wrong. We asked the experts what to look for when it comes to kidney cancer.

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Could COVID-19 Cause a Drug Shortage?

Hype around hydroxychloroquine continues to grow. That's a problem for people who rely on it to manage their chronic disease.

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Let's Talk About Kidney Cancer Stages

Knowing how far your condition has progressed will help you better understand your path to treatment. Learn what’s happening in your body and what that means for living with this disease.

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What People With Lung Disease Should Know About COVID-19

As the number of people infected by the coronavirus grows, certain groups are at greater risk for serious complications. If you suffer from COPD or other forms of lung disease, here’s how the disease impacts your body.