Tracy Middleton

Tracy Middleton

Health Writer

Tracy Middleton is an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist. She has more than 20 years’ experience covering health and wellness for publications including Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, and Cancer Today. When she’s not wordsmithing, you can find her at the gym, on her yoga mat, or baking with her two daughters.

Latest by Tracy Middleton

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5 Common Psoriasis Triggers—and How to Tame Them

Scaly patches? No bueño. By understanding and avoiding what irks your skin, you can help keep it smooth.

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9 Reasons Your Joints Hurt (And What to Do About It)

Aches and pains can sometimes be a sign of a more serious condition. Discover the possible reasons your joints hurt—and how to fix things, fast!

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Alternative Treatment

9 Rheumatoid Arthritis Remedies You Probably Haven’t Tried

These exercise, food, and lifestyle hacks can help tame RA pain and increase joint mobility.

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How to Spot Psoriatic Arthritis Right Away

Early detection of PsA can prevent permanent joint damage. Watch for these signs.

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Ulcerative Colitis Doubles Your Colon Cancer Risk: What to Know to Protect Yourself

If you have ulcerative colitis, your colon cancer risk more than doubles. Learn how to protect yourself.

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8 Sneaky Signs You May Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis is key to staying active and independent. Watch for these red flags.

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9 Surprising Benefits of Weight Loss

For people who are overweight or obese, losing even a little weight can improve your life—and your health—in some unexpected ways. The bonus? Those non-scale victories can help keep you motivated too.

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Kidney Cancer Essentials

Newer therapies have more than doubled survival rates for some types of metastatic kidney cancer.

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All in the Family

ADHD really complicates universal parenting challenges like the morning rush, sibling rivalry, and homework. We asked three parents to share their strategies for making every day go as smoothly as possible.

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Alternative Treatment

8 Proven Home Remedies for Eczema

These (proven!) natural remedies can ease eczema outbreaks and prevent future flare-ups.