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Marian Freedman

Marian Freedman is a freelance medical editor and writer based in Watchung, NJ. She is a contributing editor to Contemporary Pediatrics, as well as chief editor for MedEdits, a medical education consulting firm.

Latest by Marian Freedman

Why Walking a Dog Does a Body Good
Living With

Why Walking a Dog Does a Body Good

Dog walkers have better health than non–dog walkers, according to several measures, including fewer chronic health conditions, lower body mass index, and more.

Activities that Might Slow Memory Decline
Living With

Activities that Might Slow Memory Decline

Which activities might slow memory decline for people with mild cognitive impairment? A new study uncovers some answers.

Why Does Traumatic Brain Injury Increase Dementia Risk?
Risk Factors

Why Does Traumatic Brain Injury Increase Dementia Risk?

Traumatic brain injury greatly increases the risk of developing dementia, but the link between these two conditions is unclear.

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Treatment

Bariatric Surgery and Malnutrition

If you plan to get bariatric surgery for obesity, here's what you should know about malnutrition after the procedure.