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Jessica Migala


Chicago, IL, United States

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  • Health magazine
  • Prevention Magazine
  • Men's Health Mag
  • WESH 2 News
  • Woman's Day
  • Fox News

Past articles by Jessica:

Why You're More Prone to UTIs as You Get Older and What to Do About It

Discover why UTIs are more common in older adults, what causes these infections and how to treat them. Plus, get tips for preventing UTIs in older folks. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your Car?

A cleaning expert breaks down the potential risks of a dirty car interior and explains how to clean the inside of your car, including upholstery and car seats. → Read More

Can You Sneeze in Your Sleep? Here's the Scientific Answer

Discover whether you can sneeze in your sleep without waking up, what happens when you sneeze and how to stop sneezing at night if it's affecting your sleep. → Read More

4 Things Gynecologists Do to Manage Their Menopause Symptoms

Gynecologists explain how they personally manage menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Learn how to apply their tips. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Get Gel Manicures?

A dermatologist explains whether gel manicures are safe and if they're bad for your nails. Plus, learn how to protect your nails when you get a manicure. → Read More

6 Things Sleep Experts Do Every Night for Better Sleep

Getting a good night's sleep may require a nighttime routine. Here's what sleep experts do at night to get the best sleep and feel rested in the morning. → Read More

The Ingredient You Should Be Sweetening Your Coffee With Instead of Sugar

Dietitians explain why enjoying maple syrup in coffee (and using the real stuff — not pancake syrup) is better than using regular sugar to sweeten your brew. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Share a Toothbrush?

Dental experts recommend against sharing a toothbrush (even with family members). Find out why, plus how to clean your teeth if you're caught without a toothbrush. → Read More

8 Sleep Resolutions for a Restful New Year, According to Sleep Experts

Prioritizing your sleep will have a massive positive effect on your wellbeing. Get started by following through on these recommendations from sleep experts. → Read More

6 Situations When Audiologists Always Wear Earplugs

Loud noises can damage your ears. That's why audiologists opt to wear earplugs at many everyday moments throughout the day. → Read More

This Is When You’re Ready to Stop Therapy, and How to End Your Sessions

Therapists share tip-offs that you may be ready to end therapy, along with how to end sessions in a productive, healthy and effective way. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Sleep in Headphones?

Wearing headphones as you drift off to sleep has the potential to be harmful to your ears or sleep. Experts share best practices for sleeping with headphones, along with what to avoid. → Read More

8 Home Remedies To Get Rid of a Cough

To get rid of your cough without resorting to cold and cough medicine, you can get relief with one of these trusted home remedies. → Read More

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Lube

Using lubrication (aka lube) can make sex more satisfying and pleasurable. Discover common misconceptions about lube, along with when to use it and how. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really if You Don't Pee Immediately After Sex?

It's a good idea to pee after you have sex, both for your comfort and to help ward off urinary tract infections or vaginal infections. → Read More

6 Signs of a Thyroid Problem, and What to Do About It

Weight gain, feeling cold or hot, hair loss, irritability, trouble sleeping, and gastrointestinal issues can all be symptoms of thyroid issues. Here's what to do. → Read More

7 Steps to Help You Build a Healthy Relationship With Exercise

Building a healthy relationship with exercise starts with finding physical activities you enjoy most. Here's how to develop a good relationship with exercise. → Read More

How Much Daily Hair Loss Is Normal?

Learn what's normal for daily hair loss, how the hair life cycle works, what can cause more hair shedding than normal and when to see a doctor for hair loss. → Read More

The 11 Best Ways to Ease Period Cramps

Find period cramp relief with these home remedies for menstrual pain, including certain medications, heat therapy, diet changes, herbal teas and exercise. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Wear Glasses With an Old Prescription?

An eye doctor breaks down the effects of wearing the wrong prescription glasses and explains how often to update your Rx and signs you need a new prescription. → Read More