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Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis

Health Writer

Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.

Latest by Sarah Ellis

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There’s a New Eczema Drug on the Market for Kids

This biologic med has been available to adults and teens for a few years. Now, kids 6 through 11 years old can take it, too.

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9 Sneaky Ways to Move More All Day Long

Desk life is not the best life. If quarantine is getting the best of your bod (and your health), it’s time to get up and move.

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The New Theory About What Causes Alzheimer’s in Women

Women are twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer’s disease. New research provides a clue about why.

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5 Potential Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

It’s a new virus, and experts are learning more each day about the ways it could affect you in the months following diagnosis.

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How to Help Kids Deal With Loneliness Right Now

New research reveals the long-term effects of pandemic-related loneliness on kids—and why it may take up to a decade to fully realize its impact.

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What to Know About Titanium Markers During Breast Biopsy

Do they ever cause side effects? Can you have an allergic reaction to the metal? Here’s what the experts have to say.

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Which Activities Are Safe for Kids This Summer?

Going stir crazy? We asked experts if it’s okay—in the middle of a pandemic—to take kids to the pool, a party, or camp.

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Is It IBS or Something Else?

Your gut could be telling you a lot. Read on to learn how to decipher its clues.

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Should Routine Anxiety Screenings Be a Thing?

The Women’s Preventive Services Initiative is recommending that all women over 13 years old get screened for anxiety, due to its prevalence and far-reaching impacts on quality of life.

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Just Diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis?

It's time to start your treatment plan. Here's what to expect (and how to keep your PsA symptoms in check).