Elizabeth Millard

Health Writer

Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Menopause, ADHD, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Lymphoma, Stomach Cancer, Melanoma

Latest by Elizabeth Millard

All About Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia is a cancer of certain white blood cells, called myelocytes. It accounts for about one-third of all adult leukemia cases.

Leukemia Symptoms Can Be Everyday Ailments

Leukemia symptoms like fatigue, night sweats, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup when many of them show up together.

Leukemia Risk Factors

Scientists do not exactly know the causes of leukemia, but research has found possible risk factors and links.

Some Leukemias Come as Surprise Diagnosis

Everyday minor ailments like bruising and rashes may actually be chronic leukemia symptoms, while acute leukemia symptoms can be urgent and life-threatening.

3 Tips for Mindful Eating with Crohn's

Living with Crohn’s? These 3 helpful strategies can change the way you think about food and help you manage your condition.

Navigating Work with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis can have a big impact on your job. Follow these 5 suggestions to find the best way forward with your employer.

What Should You Know About Colon Cancer?

A colon cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things your oncologist wants you to know about living with the disease.

All About Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is a silent and deadly form of cancer. But there is hope. Learn more about the symptoms, treatments, and types of bladder cancer.

10 Important Facts About BRCA Gene Mutations

BRCA gene mutations indicate a higher risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Here’s what you should know about your screening and treatment options.

All About BRCA Gene Mutations

If you have BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutations, here's what you should know your options, insurance coverage, and screening for other members of your family.