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Sophie Ramsey

Health Writer

Sophie Ramsey is a journalist who has written on health and wellness topics for more than 15 years, with articles appearing in The BMJ (British Medical Journal) and Consumer Reports, among other publications. She has read hundreds of medical studies and is passionate about making often-complex medical information clear and understandable to patients, so they can make informed health decisions based on the best research.

Latest by Sophie Ramsey

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Alternative Treatment

Treating Silent Reflux with Plant-Based Diets

If you have silent reflux, switching to a plant-based diet might actually help as much as drugs, according to this study.

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Baby

Which Shots Do You Need When You’re Pregnant?

Certain vaccines will protect you and your baby during your pregnancy and afterward. Learn which ones to get and when.

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Medication

Essential Vaccines for Moms-to-Be

Making sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations before you become pregnant, and get two essential vaccines while you’re expecting.

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Caregiving

How to Spot the Signs of Deadly Sepsis

Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.