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Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.

Latest by Rachel Zohn

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Living With

Wellness With PsA: 8 Reasons to Look Beyond the Scale

Your weight shouldn’t be ignored, but when it comes to monitoring your overall health with psoriatic arthritis, it’s only one piece of the puzzle.

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Risk Factors

Eczema Up Close: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

Genetic researchers.
Treatment

Improving on Melanoma Adjuvant Therapy

Researchers continue to work to refine and improve the effectiveness, tolerability, and precision of melanoma adjuvant therapies to best suit each patient.

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Supplements

Supplements for Ulcerative Colitis: What Should You Take?

Ulcerative colitis can affect your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, but is popping multiple pills really necessary? Here’s how to find out.

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Lifestyle

Fight Psoriatic Inflammation With These 8 Food Rules

There’s no magic food that will instantly eliminate symptoms of psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, but there are some simple guidelines proven to help.

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Complications

Fighting Opioid Dependency After Stomach Cancer

Some cancer patients survive treatment, only to become dependent on opioids. Here's the story of one man who experienced exactly that — and with help from all sides, battled through.

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Treatment

The MS Guide to DMTs

The great news about multiple sclerosis treatments? You’ve got options! The potentially stressful news? You’ve got A LOT of options. We break down the basics.

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Alternative Treatment

Mind-Body Basics for People with MS

Learning how to get a handle on stress (so it doesn’t manhandle you!) not only helps you manage multiple sclerosis symptoms, it may help you prevent them too.

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Symptoms

MS Symptoms: Your Top 6 Questions Answered!

Why don’t my lesions match my symptoms? Are my bladder problems normal? Get the answer to these and more common conundrums about multiple sclerosis.

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Treatment

Immunotherapy Promising for Kidney Cancer

New immunotherapy drugs are helping kidney cancer patients live longer, and in some cases are leading to a complete remission of the disease.