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Sonya Collins

Sonya Collins

Health Writer

Sonya Collins is an Atlanta-based independent journalist and editor. She covers health, medicine and scientific research, with a special emphasis on genetics and personalized medicine. Sonya is a regular contributor to WebMD Magazine, WebMD.com, CURE, and Staying Sharp. She is a contributing editor at The Conversation and WebMD.com.

Latest by Sonya Collins

transcranial magnetic stimulation

Coming Soon! Help for Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression

Previously approved for major depression, transcranial magnetic stimulation is on the FDA fast track for bringing relief to people with treatment-resistant bipolar depression, too.

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Risk Factors

The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often connected to diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn how to control all three to protect your health.