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Donna Christiano

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Donna Christiano is a University of South Florida staff writer and an award-winning freelance journalist specializing in women and children's health. She has served on the staffs of Glamour and Brides magazines and has written for numerous national consumer magazines and health outlets. She shamefully admits to being obsessed with reality TV and her attack beagle named Bananas. She lives in Tampa, Florida, with her husband and aforementioned beagle. Her two college-student sons show up when they need money or clean laundry.
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How to increase testosterone
Health Education

How to increase testosterone

Here are a few natural treatments—and when to see a doctor for low T
Can you exercise after getting a vaccine?
Health Education

Is exercising after a vax okay?

Working out could actually be good for your immune system, in certain circumstances
Is it normal to get a headache after the COVID vaccine?
News

Is it normal to get a headache after the COVID vaccine?

It’s a common side effect, but there are several ways you can treat it
Can you get a headache from treating your headache? Medication overuse explained
Health Education

What is a medication overuse headache?

If you regularly reach for Tylenol or prescription pain medication, your head pain can rebound when it wears off
Is it safe to take OTC sleep aids every night?
Drug Info

Are OTC sleep aids safe?

For occasional use, there are many relatively harmless sleep medicines and supplements—except for certain groups
How exercise affects your blood pressure
Health Education

How exercise affects your blood pressure

Working out gets your heart rate up, but actually helps reduce hypertension. Here's how.
FDA approves Wegovy injectable for weight loss
News

FDA approves Wegovy for weight loss

Wegovy (semaglutide 2.4 mg) is the first drug of this type made available since 2014
Should you expect erectile dysfunction at a certain age?
Health Education

Should you expect ED as you age?

It’s more likely after a certain birthday, but not a certainty
5 questions to ask at your well-woman exam
Health Education

5 q’s to ask at your well-woman exam

This yearly checkup is the perfect opportunity to ask an OB-GYN all of your reproductive health questions
How to lower cholesterol with 12 changes
Health Education

How to lower cholesterol with 12 changes

Types of cholesterol | Cholesterol levels | How to lower cholesterol |…
How to manage your asthma during pregnancy
Health Education

How to manage your asthma during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, it’s natural to worry about, well—everything. Is your baby…
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