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Some men whose prostate cancer progresses can safely delay treatment
Heart-healthy habits for children and teens lengthen lives
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War anxiety: How to cope
Can we prevent depression in older adults by treating insomnia?
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Laura Kiesel is Boston-area freelance writer whose articles and essays have appeared in The Guardian, Salon, Washington Post, The Fix, Vice, Al-Jazeera, The Atlantic, and many others. She is currently completing a collection of personal essays.
Posts by Laura Kiesel
Working with a disability
Chronic pain and childhood trauma
The cost of chronic pain
Addiction, the opioid crisis, and family pain
Women and pain: Disparities in experience and treatment
Lessons from a chronic pain management program
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: A mystery solved
Chronic illness is a part-time job. It shouldn’t be
Yes, I’ve tried that too: When well-intentioned advice hurts