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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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What We Can Learn From RBG's Remarkable Cancer Fight

The late Justice lived (and thrived) for two decades while battling multiple forms of cancer.

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Your Top Flu Questions, Answered by Doctors

This flu season looks different than last year (with COVID-19 tagging along). Here’s how to prepare.

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10 Conditions That Mess With Your Menstruation

Got period problems? It could be linked to a reproductive disorder or chronic stress. Learn more, here!

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Is the Power Nap Over?

Don’t hit snooze just yet. New research reveals that long naps may be hurting your heart health.

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Natural Treatments for RA Pain and Swelling

Even with medication, your joints can be a pain in the you-know-what sometimes. These complementary therapies can help.

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Should Paid Period Leave Be a Thing?

This controversial idea could be a game-changer for women with chronic reproductive conditions—but it could also create unexpected problems.

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Uterine Fibroids’ Disproportionate Impact on Women of Color

Racial disparities in the severity of fibroids–plus barriers to accessing treatment–make this common condition more serious for Black women.

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7 Top Questions About PCOS & Pregnancy

Yes, it’s possible to get pregnant and have a healthy baby with PCOS! Three experts break down the crucial things to know to increase your odds.

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Too Tired for Sex?

There could be a number of things going on in your body and brain that make sex feel like a low priority item.

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Is the Newest Birth Control Option for You?

The FDA just approved a new birth control method—and it’s hormone free.