Madeleine Burry

Madeleine Burry is a freelance writer and editor covering health, parenting, and wellness. She's written for many online publications, including Prevention, Livestrong, Women's Health, the Spruce, What To Expect, and Apartment Therapy. Previously, Madeleine was the associate managing editor for, and a managing editor for Scholastic's parenting site. She enjoys hiking, '70s movies, and befriending neighborhood puppies. Madeleine lives with her husband and their cat in Brooklyn.

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Latest from Madeleine Burry
How to Stay Focused: 7 Tips That Work, According to Experts
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The Best Ways to Remove Ear Wax—And Methods You Should Never Use, According to Doctors
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The 5 Types of Grief: What They Are and What They Feel Like, According to Experts
There Are 5 Stages of Grief, Experts Say-Here's What to Expect From Each One
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What Is a Micropenis?—and How It Does (and Doesn't) Affect Sex
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