Jessica Migala, Health magazine

Jessica Migala

Health magazine

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

A Vagina Museum Just Opened in London—Here Are the Biggest Vagina Myths the Founders Want to Bust Once and for All

The world's first vagina museum has opened in London. These are the top 5 vagina myths the founders of the museum want people to stop believing. → Read More

12 Best Shampoos for Color-Treated Hair 2019

Whether you went blonde, brunette, or somewhere in between, these gentle shampoos will maintain the brilliant hue of your colored hair. → Read More

12 Best Conditioners for Dry Hair 2019

Experts explain what to look for in a product that actually nourishes dry hair. Plus, the best conditioners for dry hair that cater to your personal texture. → Read More

12 Best Shampoos for Hair Growth 2019

An effective hair growth shampoo promotes a healthy scalp. Here, dermatologists share what to look for and offer the best products to fight thinning as you wash. → Read More

6 Breast Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Needs to Know

These are the most common signs and symptoms of breast cancer in women, according to an oncologist and a breast cancer specialist. → Read More

Bernie Sanders' Daughter-in-Law Dies of Neuroendocrine Cancer. Here's What to Know About the Rare Disease

Bernie Sanders' daughter-in-law, Rainè Riggs, died of neuroendocrine cancer on October 5, just two days after she was diagnosed with the disease. → Read More

6 Health Benefits of Watermelon — and 4 Juicy Recipes to Try

Watermelon packs in electrolytes and nutrients like vitamins A and C. Find out more watermelon nutrition facts and delicious watermelon recipes to try. → Read More

10 Best Non-Toxic Nail Polishes 2019

Finding a natural, vegan, and non-toxic nail polish is all about reading the label. Here's what to look for in a cleaner formula, and the top brands to try. → Read More

What Is Bakuchiol? The Natural Retinol Alternative for Sensitive Skin, Explained

How does bakuchiol stack up against retinol? A dermatologist explains how the natural alternative works. Plus, the best bakuchiol products to fight skin aging. → Read More

14 Best Deep Conditioners to Repair Dry, Damaged Hair in 2019

Revive damaged, brittle hair with these nourishing conditioners, hair masks, and leave-in treatments—all approved by hair stylists and a dermatologist. → Read More

How Retinol Can Help Cure Your Acne, According to a Dermatologist

Retinoids are powerful wrinkle-reducers—but they can effectively clear your skin, too. Here, a doctor explains the best way to use retinol for acne breakouts. → Read More

This Man Tried to Enlarge His Penis by Injecting It With Petroleum Jelly––and It Went Dangerously Wrong

A man tried to enlarge his penis by injecting it with petroleum jelly. → Read More

5 Healthy Reasons to Take a Nap

Did you know napping is linked to a host of healthy benefits for your brain, heart and immune system? Learn why you should schedule in the occasional siesta. → Read More

Is Chronic Lyme Disease Real? Patients Say Yes, But Many Doctors Disagree

Some people believe their Lyme disease symptoms persist for years, even after treatment—but here's why many doctors don't believe chronic Lyme disease exists. → Read More

What Is Alpha-Gal Allergy? How a Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat

A bite from a lone star tick can cause alpha-gal allergy, aka red meat allergy. Here, a doctor explains the symptoms to know and what treatment looks like. → Read More

How to Get Rid of Ticks Near Your Yard, House, and Body Any Time of Year

Ticks can migrate near your home and yard, but these tips can keep them away and help prevent a bite. From landscaping to the best repellent, here's how to get rid of ticks. → Read More

These horrifying pictures show the exact tick bite symptoms to look for

WARNING: These tick images are not for the faint of heart. → Read More

The Right Way to Remove a Tick from Your Dog, According to a Veterinarian

Once you’ve found a tick embedded in your dog’s skin, you’ll want to get rid of ASAP. Here, a vet what a tick bite looks like on a dog and how to safely remove it. → Read More

The Hidden Danger of Yo-Yo Dieting You Need to Know About

New research shows that yo-yo dieting—gaining, losing, and regaining the same weight over and over again—may be more harmful to your health than you t → Read More

This 9-Year-Old Girl's Strep Throat Showed Up as Tiny 'Doughnut Lesions'

This week's New England Journal of Medicine details a case of a 9-year-old girl with doughnut lesions as a sign of strep throat. → Read More