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Stephanie Booth

A Portland, Oregon-based freelance writer, Stephanie Booth’s stories have appeared in print magazines like Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, Psychology Today, and Parents; newspapers like The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times; websites like Healthline and WebMD, and the occasional digital health app. When not writing, she’s reading, hiking, doing yoga, and wishing she had a million dollars to donate to Best Friends Animal Society.

"Get over it," "give it time," "women start to get this way at a certain age" are some of the responses these women heard from doctors when they sought medical help. It's a troubling dismissal that many women, especially from marginalized communities, can relate to.
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Meghan McKee knew she had a hole in her heart that could lead to a brain attack. Teaching her boyfriend, now husband, to recognize the signs of stroke proved to be a lifesaving move.
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Each has a specific job to do. Think you could benefit? Read on to find out how to get one.
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A few key differences can clue you in.
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