Meet Our Contributors

No one understands what you’re going through with your health better than someone who has already walked in your shoes. Our HealthCentral community of patient advocates, medical experts, and professional health journalists helps you navigate the days, months, and years after diagnosis with answers to questions that can improve your quality of life. We believe that intimate, revealing personal stories can inspire positive, sometimes lifesaving health changes: at home, at the doctor’s office, at work, and in our communities. From autoimmune conditions to heart health, cancer survivorship to caregiving, we’ve been there, we’ve lived it, and we’re ready to help you.

We welcome personal stories, insights, and original reporting about life with chronic health conditions. Explore the conditions and topics that we cover, then introduce yourself at HealthCentralEditors@RemedyHealthMedia.com

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Ashley Wall
Patient Expert
Patient Expert

Ashley Wall is a freelance writer who started her blog Itchin' Since ’87 as a creative outlet. A longtime eczema sufferer, she’s a huge advocate for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.

Conditions Covered:Eczema, Skin Health

At its core, HealthCentral is about patients helping patients. That’s why we’ve created Ask HealthCentral, so you – the patient or caregiver – can ask HealthCentral’s experts your pressing health questions.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Food & Nutrition, Mental Health, Pain Management, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Health, Thyroid Health

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Health Professional
Health Professional
Barbara Boughton
Health Writer
Health Writer
Bethany Hoffman
Senior Editor
Senior Editor

Bethany Hoffman is a Senior Editor for HealthCentral’s Cancer beat. She has written about health for universities, nonprofit organizations, and several federal agencies, including NIH, CDC, FDA, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Leukemia