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.
Can Fasting Improve Chemotherapy’s Effects?
Feed a cold, starve a cancer?
How Do I Find the Best Ophthalmologist?
Look for a doctor who listens to your concerns and has the right expertise for your problem.
Are Combination Therapies the Next Wave for Treating Lung Cancer?
Using more than one drug at a time may prolong life for some patients with advanced-stage lung cancer.
5 Questions to Ask During Your First Visit With a Geriatrician
Geriatricians specialize in caring for older adults.
Can I Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease From Breast Cancer Treatment?
Some treatments for breast cancer can elevate your risk for developing heart disease later.
What Issues Do Doctors Face When Helping During In-flight Emergencies?
Flying can be a more complicated affair for doctors than for the general public.
Are E-Cigarettes a Healthier Option Than Tobacco Cigarettes?
Growing evidence suggests e-cigarettes may be less harmful than traditional cigarettes but still detrimental to health.
What Can Be Done About the Growing Shortage of Rheumatologists?
Two new studies report a looming crisis in this specialty field.
Can a Keto Diet Slow the Growth of Breast Cancer?
A diet that removes nearly all carbohydrates has shown some success in shrinking cancer tumors faster.
Which Doctor Should I See for Dementia and Cognitive Decline?
A few specialist doctors may be able to help you with issues associated with age-related cognitive decline.
What Is EGFR and How Does It Relate to Lung Cancer?
For some patients, drugs targeting this genetic mutation may mean better results than chemotherapy.
How Can I Find the Best OB/GYN?
Look for a doctor whose experience gives you confidence and whose personality meshes with yours.
The Handwriting on the Wall
A short history of chronicling English Channel success on the walls of Dover's White Horse Inn
Are Mammograms Overrated?
Debate about when and how often women should be screened for breast cancer continues, but does it miss the point?
From the 'Big C' to 'Cancer'
Cultural taboos surrounding the disease have lessened, but continued research and education are still needed.