Jessica Migala, Prevention Magazine

Jessica Migala

Prevention Magazine

Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Jessica:

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

The 5 Best Sex Positions for G-Spot Orgasms

These G-spot sex positions will help you find the elusive spot with a partner. → Read More

8 Best Hypoallergenic Mascaras for Sensitive Eyes 2019

Sensitive eyes? These gentle, hypoallergenic mascaras will give you longer, thicker lashes without any redness or itching, according to a dermatologist and eye doctor. → Read More

Women's Brains Are 3 Years Younger Than Men's, According to New Research

A new study examining metabolic brain age found women's brains are about three years younger than men's brains. → Read More

We Asked a Dermatologist if Crystal Deodorant Is Really Safer Than Antiperspirant

Crystal deodorant is a natural alternative to aluminum-based deodorants. Here, a dermatologist explains how they work, if they're safer than antiperspirants, and how to use one. → Read More

10 Best Anti-Redness Products to Reduce Irritation 2019

A constantly red face can be difficult to deal with, but the right products can reduce irritation. Here, dermatologists share the best anti-redness serums, creams, masks, and more. → Read More

8 Best Eyelash Growth Serums to Try in 2019

Want longer, thicker lashes? Dermatologists say eyelash growth and conditioning serums can be effective if you look for the right ingredients. Here are the best ones to try. → Read More

Putting Parsley in Your Vagina Is Apparently a Thing—Here's Why It's Dangerous

Putting parsley in your vagina can be harmful to your sexual health. Find out why some women are inserting parsley and what the dangers are, according → Read More

11 Best Tinted Moisturizers With SPF 2019, According to Skin Pros

The best tinted moisturizers offer hydrating ingredients, buildable coverage, and SPF. Here, dermatologists and makeup artists share their favorite products for every skin type—from dry to sensitive to oily. → Read More

Kidnapped Teen Jayme Closs Escaped Her Abductor. Here’s What She May Be Going Through Now

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs escaped her abductor 88 days after he murdered her parents. → Read More

What It Means to Be an Ambivert, and How to Know if You Are One

Being an ambivert means you have a specific personality type. Learn more about ambiverts and find out if you are an ambivert here. → Read More

9 Best Face Washes for Dry, Sensitive Skin 2018

Using the wrong face cleanser can make dry, sensitive skin feel even worse. Here, dermatologists explain how to choose the best face wash for dry skin, what to avoid, and the best products you can try for added moisture. → Read More

The Case for Skipping Parties and Making New Year's Eve a Night of Self-Care

Skip the New Year's Eve champagne and countdown and welcome 2018 by staying in with self-care moves that will help you feel strong and centered. → Read More

Are Saunas Actually Healthy?

A new study says that saunas can protect your heart health. Learn more about the health benefits of regular visits to a sauna. → Read More

7 Best Body Lotions and Moisturizers for Dry, Itchy Skin 2018

Cold weather, certain skin conditions, and harsh body washes can lead to extremely dry, itchy skin. Here, dermatologists explain what to look for in a body lotion for dry skin, what to avoid, and the best products to try. → Read More