Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis

Health Writer

A health reporter and editor in New York, Lisa Davis has contributed to numerous outlets, including Health, O, the Oprah Magazine, Vogue, Science News, and others.

Latest Articles by Lisa Davis

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Colon Cancer

Under 50? Don’t Take Colon Cancer Off Your Radar

Rates of colon cancer are rising among Millennials and Gen Xers, even as they continue to drop among Boomers. Get up to speed on the signs and symptoms today.

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Colon Cancer

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Symptoms

Signs of this disease can look like every other stomach issue you’ve ever had, making it hard to know when to worry. Here’s what the experts say are possible red flags.

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Colon Cancer

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Causes

Who gets it? And why? There's still a ton to learn about this serious condition. We went to the experts to find out exactly what we do (and don't) know right now.

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Colon Cancer

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Treatment and Medication

In recent years, major research advances have given hope to those dealing with this serious disease. Discover the latest options available, and how they're changing the game.

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Colon Cancer

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer Stages

If you've been diagnosed with this disease, your path forward will depend largely on how far along the cancer is. Learn more about the different stages, and how it affects the types of treatments you may receive.

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Colon Cancer

Let's Talk About Colorectal Cancer

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

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Kidney Cancer

9 Things to Know If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer

Most people don't know a lot about kidney cancer, which can make a diagnosis even scarier. We've got the facts—and the what-to-do-nows—that can give you the perspective you need.

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Eczema

8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.