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.
Which Doctor Should I See for Chronic Pain?
Seek a doctor with experience treating patients with your particular pain problem.
Is There a Connection Between Diabetes and Breast Cancer?
Diabetes may be a risk factor for some forms of breast cancer.
A Patient's Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis
Know the basics on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment to help as you battle the disease.
A Patient's Guide to Heart Disease
A Patient's Guide to Diabetes
What to Do When There Are No Primary Care Physicians Accepting Patients Near You
A growing shortage of primary care doctors means you might have to look harder for ongoing care.
Coping with Common Comorbidities of Lung Cancer
Associated disease may lead to earlier detection of lung cancer but may also worsen prognosis in some patients.
Emergency Room, Urgent Care or Primary Care?
When is it appropriate to visit each of these care providers?
The Future of Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer
Promising new therapies and approaches to managing late-stage disease offer hope.
How to Find a Top Cardiologist
When you're looking for a heart specialist, current knowledge, experience and affiliation trump bedside manner.
How to Find the Best Pediatrician for Your Child
Location and care style are important factors to consider.
Argentine River Swimming
Argentina and its rivers contribute a rick chapter to the history of marathon swimming.
How to Find a Top Oncologist
Not all cancers are the same, so look for a board-certified doctor experienced in your type of cancer.
How to Make Sure Your Doctor Understands Your Medical Condition
Tips and strategies for improving doctor-patient communication.
How to Choose the Best Specialist Doctor
Options abound, but how do you find the best fit for you?