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. Find her on Instagram at @bossykind and on Twitter at @EMillard_Writer. Her online portfolio is at elizabethmillard.pressfolios.com. When not writing, she’s also a yoga teacher and organic farmer.

Latest by Elizabeth Millard

How Do Your Lymph Nodes Protect You from Cancer?

And what happens when they don’t? The lymphatic system is a vital part of your immune system. It’s represented by an extensive network of vessels that shuttle a clear liquid called “lymph” throughout the body. This network has 500 to 700 “lymph nodes...

What Should You Know About Clinical Trials If You Have Lymphoma?

There are four phases of clinical trials. Learn about each phrase — and your potential to take part — in this article.

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Throat Cancer Patient Discusses Two Cancer Type Treatments

Anne Pirrera’s throat cancer had returned when she learned she had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here she talks about living with two cancer types.

What Should You Know About Stem Cell Treatment and Lymphoma?

These transplants can be an important part of treatment for some patients, but they’re not appropriate for everyone who has lymphoma.

The BRAF Gene Mutation and You

What to know about this risk factor for melanoma and whether it can affect future generations.

'Cancer Saved My Life': Survivorship After NHL

Josh Feldman recommends cancer patients take charge of their health and seek second opinions where necessary. His non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was diagnosed after visiting three doctors.

Top Oncologist Talks Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

To understand how advanced NHL operates, we asked David Fisher, M.D., an oncologist specializing in NHL diagnosis and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, for his insights.

Five Tips to Help You Beat Procrastination

When you live with ADD or ADHD it can seem like everyone else is on top of their work and family life, goals, and dreams — especially on social media. But everyone battles procrastination. Here’s how you can win.

Mindful Eating Tips for Crohn's Disease

Living with Crohn’s? These helpful strategies can change the way you think about food.

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Hemorrhoids

Everyone has hemorrhoids — they’re actually a normal part of your anatomy. It’s when they become inflamed or irritated that you start to have the symptoms that become problematic.