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Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP

Lori holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wilkes University and a master’s in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She practiced as a gynecologic oncology nurse practitioner for 7 years, providing care to women with both benign and malignant female reproductive diseases. Lori is an accomplished freelance health and wellness writer and has been published in both print and online media.

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