Health journo and sports writer published in AARP.org, U.S. News & World Report, espnW, SWIMMER, Atlas Obscura, et al. Also experienced in science, history, environmental, business, and AEC writing.
How to Execute Tight Buoy Turns
Tight turns can lop critical seconds in a close open water race.
9 Ways to Spot Skin Cancer Before It Kills
Even for potentially deadly melanoma, 98 percent of cases are survivable if the tumor is caught in the earliest stage.
Melanoma: Prevention, Warning Signs and Treatment
How to recognize the risks and symptoms of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer.
The Challenge of Senior In-Home Caregiving
The work isn’t easy and the pay isn’t great, leading to staffing shortages.
My Baby Was Born Too Early. Now What?
An overview of preterm births and what to expect when your baby arrives too soon.
Power of Attorney Important for Senior Health Care
Getting the appropriate legal instruments in place early can help ensure the right care.
What Are Tonsil Stones?
Accumulations of cells and other particulate matter can generate annoying tonsil stones.
The Lady Champion Aquatic
From Les Enfants Poissons to matriarch of natation, Agnes Beckwith inspired a generation of female swimmers.
What Seniors Need to Know About Vision Loss
Some conditions are a function of age, while others have age as a risk factor.
Questions to Ask Before You Have Anesthesia
What to expect and how to prepare for procedures that involve these powerful pain blocking drugs.
Why Foot Care Is Critical for Seniors
As we age, foot health can change and impact overall health.
Which Doctors Can Help Me Manage My Diabetes?
This chronic disease affects the entire body and may require assistance from several specialists.
What to Know About Feeding Tube Placement
Feeding tubes help patients get enough nutrition when they can’t eat or drink adequately on their own.
8 Questions to Ask When Selecting an Assisted Living Facility
Stay true to your needs when navigating the bewildering range of options.
What Role Should Faith Play in Selecting Senior Care?
In one survey, people who cultivated some form of spiritual or religious life had less fear about aging.