Ashley Abramson

Ashley Abramson

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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Latest from Ashley Abramson
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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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Taking Vitamins and Supplements Won't Help Reduce Your Risk of Dying From COVID-19
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What to Do if You Hit Your Head, and When to Seek Treatment
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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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Walking Just 10 Extra Minutes a Day Could Lead to a Longer Life for Many People
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Omicron vs. Delta: How the 2 COVID-19 Variants Compare, According to Experts and Research
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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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What Is Croup? Doctors Explain the 'Barking' Cough Found in Some Children With COVID-19
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How Long Can You Wear a KN95, N95, or KF94 Mask Before Replacing It?
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CDC Study Says Omicron Variant's Incubation Period Is About 3 Days—Here's What That Means
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How Long Does It Take for the COVID Booster to Be Effective? Here's What Experts Say
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What Are the Symptoms of the COVID-19 Omicron Variant? Here's What We Know So Far
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The Peloton Heart Attack Scene in 'And Just Like That' Shouldn't Deter You From Cardio—Even With a Past Event
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Blood Pressure Increased 'Significantly' in Adults During COVID—Here's What Researchers Think Led to the Rise
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A Starbucks Employee Had Hepatitis A, and Now Customers Are Being Told to Get Vaccinated—Here's What to Know
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What Is Monkeypox? Maryland Resident Diagnosed With the Rare Disease—Here's What to Know
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There Are 4 Types of Bipolar Disorder—Here's What to Know About Each
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Bipolar Mood 'Swings': What to Know About Manic and Depressive Episodes, and How Long They Can Last
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BRCA1 vs. BRCA2: What to Know About These Gene Mutations and Breast Cancer
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Flu vs. COVID-19: How the 2 Illnesses Compare, According to Experts
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What to Know About Flu Tests—Including How to Know if You Need One, and What to Do if You Test Positive
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What Are 'Crisis Standards of Care'? Experts Explain How Patients Are Prioritized Amid COVID Surges
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How to Know if Nipple Discharge Is Normal—And When to See a Doctor