Recent Blog Articles
Close relationships with neighbors influence cardiovascular health in Black adults
Why play? Early games build bonds and brain
5 numbers linked to ideal heart health
Rating the drugs in drug ads
Postpartum anxiety is invisible, but common and treatable
The popularity of microdosing of psychedelics: What does the science say?
Pouring from an empty cup? Three ways to refill emotionally
Is pregnancy safe for everyone?
New pediatric guidelines on obesity in children and teens
Screening tests may save lives — so when is it time to stop?
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