Melissa Caravella

Melissa Caravella, Health Writer

Melissa Caravella is a New Jersey-based health writer and content strategist. She has spent more than a dozen years writing and editing health content for consumers, with a focus on translating complex medical information into understandable and actionable knowledge.

How to Soothe a Sunburn

Time is of the essence when you get a sunburn. Move indoors right away and follow these tips for relief.
Melissa Caravella

How to Be a Safer Senior Driver

Here are five ways to be better prepared to cope with age-related driving challenges and become a safer senior driver.
Melissa Caravella

Surprising Causes of Sun Sensitivity 

The combination of sun and medication and can result in a red, itchy, painful sunburn. Here’s what else can cause photosensitivity and how to find relief.
Melissa Caravella

Drugs That Can Make You Sun Sensitive

Ultraviolet light from the sun can make chemicals in some drugs interact with skin, leading to tissue damage. Here are some common sun-sensitizing drugs.
Melissa Caravella