Laurie Saloman is a health writer with more than 20 years of experience working for both consumer and doctor-focused publications. She’s a graduate of Brandeis University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and lives in New Jersey with her family.

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    Do Smelling Salts Work?

    by Laurie Saloman

    Can this age-old remedy—technically known as ammonia inhalants—really help someone who is feeling faint? Our experts have the answer.

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    My Dog Has...Flu?

    by Laurie Saloman

    A reader asks if he can catch the flu from his dog—or if his dog can catch it from him. Here’s our experts’ response.

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