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Stephanie Wood

Stephanie Wood

Health Writer

Stephanie Wood is a award-winning freelance writer and former magazine editor specializing in health, nutrition, wellness, and parenting.

Latest by Stephanie Wood

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Let’s Talk About Tonsil Cancer

We’ve got the doctor-approved details on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this news-making disease so you can stay one step ahead of it.

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Let's Talk About Throat Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Throat cancer can mimic lots of other everyday ailments, so don't get fooled. We've got the doctor-approved scoop on the red flags that signal real trouble.

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Let's Talk About Oral Cancer

There's more to taking care of your mouth than polishing your pearly whites. Good health means watching for signs of serious stuff, too, including cancer. We've got the how-to right here.

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Let's Talk About Oral Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Tingling tongue? Lump on your jaw? White spots in the mouth? It’s time to open wide and get nagging symptoms checked out, asap.

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Let's Talk About Throat Cancer

From the causes to the cures, we've got everything you need to know on this less common but growing category of cancers making headlines.

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Let’s Talk About Jaw Cancer

Unlike some hard-to-diagnose cancers, you can often see tumors of the jaw. If you do, check out these details on what steps to take next.

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Let's Talk About Nose and Sinus Cancers Signs and Symptoms

When is it more than just a sinus infection? We've got the answers to that and everything else you need to know about these rare but dangerous diseases.

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Let's Talk About Throat Cancer Causes

This challenging disease is almost entirely preventable, once you know what's behind it. Here's what experts say are the major risk factors.

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Let's Talk About HPV and Throat Cancer

For generations, the leading cause of throat cancer was tobacco. Not anymore. Here’s what the experts have to say about a whole new threat to your health.

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Let's Talk About Head and Neck Cancers

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with these diseases easier.