Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

Kristina Brooks is a gluten-free digital editor at HealthCentral, with a background in animal biology, ecology, and health science. While studying broadcast journalism, she discovered the great need for health reporters that could translate research to the public. In her work, she hopes to use research to help consumers make smart decisions about their healthcare, and empower patients to stay confident and in charge of their chronic conditions. Kristina works on the HealthySelf newsletter, as well as HealthCentral’s MythWeek.

Sugarcoated Science: Dietary Sugar to Stop Skin Cancer?

Credit: Thinkstock We’ve heard the long list of reasons of why artificial sugar is bad for us, but a new study suggests that a natural, dietary sugar may actually help stop the spread of melanoma. Previously, changes in the amount of the L-fucose sug...
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Beauty Despite the Disease

These women have redefined beauty with their skin conditions, and we list how you too can live more radiantly in your own skin.
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