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Sunny Sea Gold

Health Writer

Sunny is a health journalist with deep expertise in women's and children’s health who has written for some of the largest and most well-known print and digital publications in the United States. She’s also the author of the book Food: The Good Girl’s Drug, and writes essays and reported pieces on body image, eating disorders, parenthood, and mental health. She lives in Portland, OR, with her husband and two daughters.

Latest by Sunny Sea Gold

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Let's Talk About Diabetes

Everything you ever wanted to know (and then some) on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this chronic condition, and how to keep living your life, disease be damned.

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Living With

Let's Talk About Type 2 Diabetes

You’ve got questions! We’ve got answers! We went straight to the experts to get the latest info on one of the most common diseases in the U.S. Here’s what you should know.

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Treatment

Let's Talk About Lymphoma Treatment

It’s a challenging disease but there are a host of promising therapies to manage it. We asked our experts to share the latest options on your road to recovery.

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Symptoms

Let's Talk About Multiple Myeloma Symptoms

It’s ironic (and unfortunate) that such a serious condition can be virtually symptom-free for a long time, making it tough to diagnose early. We asked the experts what to look for when signs of this blood cancer finally emerge.

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Let's Talk About the Causes of Multiple Myeloma

Who gets this blood cancer and why is the million dollar question—and unfortunately, we still don’t have the million dollar answer on that. But certain factors can raise your risk. Here's what you need to know.

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Let's Talk About Multiple Myeloma

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

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Let's Talk About Lymphoma Signs and Symptoms

Common red flags for this disease include swollen lymph nodes and night sweats, but there are other indications that something's not right as well. Here's what the experts say to keep an eye out for.

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Treatment

Let's Talk About Multiple Myeloma Treatment

Every case of this disease is different and so is every treatment plan. The choices can be a little complex, but this overview of potential options will help you get a clearer picture of the road ahead.

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Risk Factors

Let's Talk About the Causes of Lymphoma

This type of cancer can be notoriously tricky to predict or even to determine who is at risk. Here’s what experts say may play a role in causing the disease.

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Symptoms

7 Signs of Healthy Breasts

What's just as important as knowing what's not normal when it comes to breast health? Knowing what it is!