Lexi Krupp

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 Articles by Lexi Krupp

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A Coronavirus Guide for People With an Autoimmune Condition

If you're living with an autoimmune disorder, here's what you need to know about COVID-19, including vaccine safety.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD)

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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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD)

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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Hepatitis C

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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Hepatitis C

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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Soothing Shower Tips for RA Pain

Simple fixes can make getting clean a lot more comfortable when you have rheumatoid arthritis.

Kidney Cancer

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.