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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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A Healthier Relationship With Social Media? Yes, Please!

Stop the scrolling and post your own content instead. The simple move will have a major impact on your mental health.

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How to Deal With Dementia-Related Psychosis

It can be overwhelming and even scary when your loved one’s brain starts playing tricks. Here’s how to help.

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5 Reasons We’re Questioning Herd Immunity

Two epidemiologists explain what this controversial COVID strategy looks like in practice.

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Thinking of Joining (or Re-Joining) a Gym?

If you're tired of at-home workouts, we feel you. But remember, COVID safety is still the priority.

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Could Cannabis Help Treat OCD?

Scientists thinks so. A new study found that medical marijuana drastically reduces compulsions and obsessions.

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Six Steps to Keep Your PsO From Developing Into PsA

If you have psoriasis, these doctor-recommended lifestyle tips could help minimize your odds of developing PsA later on.

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Get the Facts on the New At-home Test for COVID

The kit promises 94% accurate results in under 30 minutes. And it will be available by Rx nationwide by early spring.

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Curious About the New COVID-19 Vaccines? We've Got Answers

The news is super exciting, but there are still a lot of questions about how the new shots work. Here's what we know now.

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A Coffee Drinker's Guide to Keeping Blood Sugar in Check

Before you blearily reach for that mug, just know this—timing is everything.

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Under 45? Five Things to Know About Strokes

Strokes don't just impact older adults—they can happen to anyone.