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Linda Rodgers

Linda Rodgers

Health Writer

Linda Rodgers is a former magazine and digital editor turned writer, focusing on health and wellness. She's written for Reader’s Digest, Working Mother, Bottom Line Health, and various other publications. When she's not writing about health, she writes about pets, education, and parenting.

Latest by Linda Rodgers

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Let's Talk About Migraines

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other tips that make migraine life easier.

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Let's Talk About Migraine Types

These monster headaches can cause massive pain—or none at all. We help you figure out which migraine type you have.

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Let's Talk About Blood in Your Urine

Before you panic about seeing blood in your pee, call your doctor. Chances are the cause isn't as alarming as you fear.

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What Lung Cancer Patients Need to Know About Palliative Care

Don't buy into the myths: Palliative care specialists can help lung cancer patients at every stage live longer—and happier.

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Let's Talk About Bladder Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Everything you need to know to identify the signs of bladder cancer, including how to recognize different stages of the disease.

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9 Common HS Complications (and How to Calm Them)

The truth is that it’s hard to avoid hidradenitis suppurativa complications. Also true? You can minimize these complications, and maybe even prevent further progression.

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Let's Talk About Bladder Cancer Treatment

There are many approaches to treating bladder cancer. Understanding your options can help you feel confident in the decisions you make.

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Let's Talk About Bladder Cancer

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on bladder cancer causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with this condition easier.

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Risk Factors

Let's Talk About What Causes Bladder Cancer

One of the biggest risk factors for this common cancer? Lighting up. Find out what's behind the link and what else could be upping your odds.

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Chronic Life

Let's Talk About Treatment for HS

You have some seriously effective options for managing symptoms—and a darn good chance at reaching remission, too.