Nancy Monson

Nancy Monson, Health Writer

Nancy Monson is a Connecticut-based freelance writer. Her articles have been published in over 30 national magazines and newsletters, including AARP The Magazine, Family Circle, Shape, USA Today, Weight Watchers Magazine, and Woman’s Day. She is also the author of three books, including Craft to Heal: Soothing Your Soul with Sewing, Painting, and Other Crafts. Read more of her work on her website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Are DNA Ancestry Test Kits Accurate?

It’s hard to turn on a TV today without seeing an ad hawking direct-to-consumer DNA ancestry tests — and I was as curious as anyone. But how accurate are they?
Nancy Monson

Skin Spots: What Is a Dermatofibroma?

Dermatofibromas, which typically appear on arms and legs, feel like marbles and are up to half inch in size. Here’s what else to know about these skin spots.
Nancy Monson