Lisa FieldsHealth Writer
Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance health writer based in South Jersey who writes about chronic diseases, sleep problems and ways that stress and emotions can impact health. She writes frequently for WebMD and Reader’s Digest. She has also been published by The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Redbook and many other publications.
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You’ve probably heard about the COVID-19 treatment that’s being used with some success in severely ill coronavirus patients. Here’s the latest on how—and if—it works.
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To maintain your liver health with hepatitis C, you should avoid sodas and sugary drinks, as well as most dietary supplements. Here's why.
If you have diabetes, you might be at a higher risk for heart disease. Take this assessment to learn more about how to prevent heart complications.