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Heidi Borst

Heidi Borst is a freelance parenting, relationship, health, and wellness writer based in Wilmington, NC, with a Journalism degree from Rutgers University. Her work has appeared on MSN, Yahoo, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, Parent Map, New Jersey Family and more. Heidi is a proud introvert, coffee enthusiast, fitness junkie, and boy mom.
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The most popular Rx in your state in 2021

Most popular Rx by state

Find out the prescription people in your area filled the most this year
What you need to know about molnupiravir, aka ‘the COVID pill’

A guide to the COVID pill

Molnupiravir may soon be the first oral antiviral treatment approved in the U.S.
What you should know about exercising if you have diabetes
Health Education

Diabetes and exercise

Exercise is one of the most effective ways to keep diabetes in control—but here’s what you should know before jumping on the treadmill
8 causes of adult acne—and how to treat it
Health Education

8 causes of adult acne

This skin problem can happen at any age—luckily, there are options to cure your symptoms.
What is inflammation? Causes, treatment, and prevention
Health Education

What is inflammation?

This is your body’s first line of defense against injury or illness—but it can go wrong
6 health conditions that exercise prevents

6 health conditions that exercise prevents

Working out can reduce your risk for these chronic diseases—and improve symptoms
The best diet for your blood pressure—14 foods to eat, and 8 to avoid

What to eat to lower blood pressure

The DASH diet can help to keep hypertension under control
What to know about summer travel post-COVID-19
Health Education

Is it safe to travel right now?

Follow these precautions when planning a family vacation after COVID-19
What you should know about the impact of hormones on women’s mental health
Health Education

How hormones impact women’s mental health

Hormone dysregulation can complicate issues like anxiety and depression
Is it safe to take an antihistamine every day?
Health Education

Is it safe to take an antihistamine every day?

If springtime flowers bring sniffling, sneezing, and itching, you’re not alone. Allergies…
What are the most common flu shot side effects?
Health Education

Common flu shot side effects

Whether it’s a sore arm or a fever, this is what you could expect from an influenza immunization