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Stephanie Watson

Health Writer

Stephanie Watson is a freelance writer with more than 20 years of experience covering just about every health condition in existence. Writing about the latest treatments and breakthroughs is more than just a job for Stephanie—it’s a personal mission to help readers live better, healthier, and more productive lives.

Latest by Stephanie Watson

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How to Answer Your Kid’s Questions About Their MS

Growing up is hard enough. But add multiple sclerosis to the mix, and challenges abound for both parents and their children.

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Symptoms

How to Lift Late-Life Depression

Many older adults mistakenly believe their sadness is a normal part of aging. But untreated late-life depression can intensify. Here’s how to find help.

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NSAID

Do NSAID Creams Help Arthritis Pain?

Medicine that you can apply to your skin may have as strong a pain-relieving effect as those of oral drugs and may be safer.

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Treatment

Wearable Defibrillator Vest: Pros and Cons

A wearable cardioverter defibrillator vest can be a short-term solution to prevent sudden cardiac death. Find out if you might be a good candidate.

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Lifestyle

Menopause: 6 Ways to Preserve Memory

You don’t have to live with frustrating memory slips related to menopause. Here are six things you can do to preserve your memory.