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Heather M. Jones

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Heather M. Jones is a freelance writer in Toronto. In addition to writing about health and wellness, Heather writes articles on social justice, parenting, body image, and humor. She has been featured in The Washington Post, Parents, The Huffington Post, and others.
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Who should get a sleep apnea test?
Health Education

Who should get a sleep apnea test?

“I look like the alien from Predator!” This was the caption that…
How to tell the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic attack
Health Education

How to tell the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic...

I am no stranger to anxiety. I don’t remember a time in…
What to expect at your first telehealth appointment
Health Education

What to expect at your first telehealth appointment

No one enjoys going to medical offices. What is there to love…
How to treat febrile seizures
Health Education

How to treat febrile seizures

I was nursing my feverish 13-month-old, when he stopped eating and appeared…
What exactly is social distancing? What’s the proper way to do it?
News

What exactly is social distancing? What’s the proper way to do...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: As experts learn more about the novel coronavirus, news and…
COVID-19 and travel: Should you cancel your plans because of the coronavirus pandemic?
News

COVID-19 and travel: Should you cancel your plans because of the...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: As experts learn more about the novel coronavirus, news and…
14 myths about the coronavirus—and what’s true
News

14 myths about the coronavirus—and what’s true

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: As experts learn more about the novel coronavirus, news and…
Coronavirus vs. the flu vs. a cold
News

Coronavirus vs. the flu vs. a cold

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: As experts learn more about the novel coronavirus, news and…
What to ask the doctor at a well-child check
Health Education

What to ask the doctor at a well-child check

When asked why their child is going to the doctor, parents usually…
How to talk to kids about your mental illness
Wellness

How to talk to kids about your mental illness

Parenting is challenging in the most ideal of circumstances—but when a parent…
What does the color of medication mean?
Drug Info

What does the color of medication mean?

When I opened my new prescription of Wellbutrin, I was delighted to…