https://www.healthcentral.com/author/barbara-odair
Barbara O'Dair

Barbara O'Dair

Health Writer

Barbara O'Dair is the former editor in chief of Prevention. She has edited or written for the New York Times, Time, Rolling Stone, Health, AARP, and many other digital and print publications.

Latest by Barbara O'Dair

lungs people

Everyone's at Risk for Lung Cancer (Even Non-smokers)

Is this a scary thought? Yep. But we'll help you put your personal lung cancer risk in perspective.

female torso

Top Myths About Metastatic Breast Cancer

We clear up some of the biggest misperceptions about metastatic breast cancer so you don't have to.

asparagus

Can Your Daily Diet Trigger—or Heal—Rosacea?

Some of your favorite spices and snacks have been shown to cause flares. The science is still out, however, on whether other foods can stop an attack in its tracks.

rosacea mirror

9 Common Rosacea Triggers (and How to Beat Them)

Too much sun, heat, and spicy food can all trigger inflammation and set rosacea aflare. Here's how to deal.