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Marjorie Korn

Marjorie Korn

Health Writer

Marjorie Korn is a health, medicine, and features writer based in New York City. She is also a Narrative Medicine instructor at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Latest by Marjorie Korn

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Let's Talk About Endometriosis

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

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Let’s Talk About Endometriosis Signs and Symptoms

How do you know when it’s run-of-the-mill period pain—or something more? We asked the experts what to look out for with this chronic condition.

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10 Ways to Live Better With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Being present in the moment is what it's all about right now. Here’s how to do that with less anxiety and more joy.

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31 Ways to Live Better With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Being present in the moment is what it’s all about right now. Here’s how to do that with less anxiety and more joy.

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10 Facts About Hormonal Birth Control and Your Health

From pills to patches, this is what every woman needs to know right now.

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All Your Birth Control Questions, Answered by Experts

Whether you're happy with your BC or ready to try something new, the bottom line is: You’ve got choices. A lot of them.

Crohn's

8 Surprising Ways Crohn’s Affects Your Body

You think Crohn's disease is all about your GI tract (and it kind of is). But symptoms can pop up in other unexpected places.

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Let's Talk About COPD Signs and Symptoms

Is it allergies? Aging? Or could your breathing troubles be a sign something more serious is going on? We asked the experts how to tell the difference.

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Let's Talk About COPD Staging

Not all cases of this lung disease are equal. Learn more about the grading system for COPD, and what it means for your health outcomes.

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Let's Talk About COPD

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