Ashley Abramson

Ashley Abramson
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Ashley Abramson is a freelance writer based in Milwaukee, WI. She's written for the New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, and more.

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Omicron vs. Delta: How the 2 COVID-19 Variants Compare
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Flu and COVID-19: How Do the Illnesses Compare?
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Does Natural Immunity Protect Against the SARS-CoV-2 Variants, or Do I Still Need the Vaccine?
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Is an Earache a Sign of COVID-19?
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Why Doctors Warn Against Using Betadine to Prevent COVID-19
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What Was the R.1 COVID-19 Variant?
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What Is the C.1.2 Variant in COVID-19 Cases?
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How Electric Light Affects Your Sleep—And Your Health
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Telemedicine Can Offer Effective COVID-19 Treatment And Alleviate Burdens on Hospitals
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People With Medicare Will Soon Be Able to Get Their 8 Free At-Home COVID Tests, Too
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The Benefits of 10 Minutes of Moderate to Vigorous Activity Daily
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Insurance Companies Are Now Required to Cover Up to 8 At-Home COVID Tests a Month—Here's How to Take Advantage
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