Health/sports/fitness writer published in AARP.org, U.S. News & World Report, espnW, SWIMMER, Atlas Obscura, and others. Also experienced in science, history, environmental, business, and AEC writing.
Can Technology Help Me Quit Smoking?
Smartphone apps and other technological solutions offer smoking cessation support for some smokers.
Should Any Women Have Regular Screening Mammograms After Age 74?
Current guidelines don't recommend regular screening beyond that age.
A Colorado Athlete Conquers 100-Plus Consecutive Miles of Water
In 2017, Sarah Thomas became the first athlete to complete a century swim
Can Scalp Cooling Help Me Keep My Hair During Chemotherapy?
Reducing the temperature of your scalp could reduce hair loss as a result of chemotherapy.
Is There a Connection Between COPD and Marijuana Smoking?
Does marijuana smoking contribute to development of the disease, or could it be a potential treatment?
The North Channel
This monumentally challenging swim has thwarted many swimmers, one fatally.
How Can Caregivers Best Help Breast Cancer Patients?
Patients need support and assistance during treatment and beyond.
Which Chemotherapy Treatments Are Most Commonly Used for Breast Cancer?
And how do they differ from each other?
What Can COPD Caregivers Do to Help Themselves and Their Loved Ones?
This chronic disease can take a toll on others, not just the patient.
What Are the Types of Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer?
There are several different ways to deliver radiation therapy for breast cancer.
What Complications or Comorbidities Are Associated With COPD?
Some COPD patients contend with one or more other serious, chronic diseases that can reduce quality and length of life.
What is Benign Breast Disease?
And do these conditions elevate my risk of developing breast cancer later?
Communing in and with Open Water
Open water swimming isn't just exercise for some.
How Can I Sleep Better with COPD?
Getting a good night’s sleep with COPD is important for your quality of life and your health.
How Do COPD Patients Make Ends Meet?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can be an expensive diagnosis.