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Lucy Maher

Health Writer

Lucy Maher is an accomplished journalist with a 20-year track record of connecting sophisticated audiences with ideas through creative storytelling. Her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, AdWeek and Four Seasons Magazine, and on sites such as,, Refinery29, and Her branded content writing has appeared on behalf of many brands including The National Association of Realtors, Hilton Hotels, FitBit, Discover Card, Citizens Bank and Clinique.

Before establishing her freelance career, she served as Digital Director at SELF Magazine, overseeing Editorial and Social Strategy, and Product, and managing a team of six editors and producers. Prior to that, she launched a 16-site sponsored content strategy as Executive Director at Hearst Digital Media, and oversaw print and digital lifestyle coverage as Executive Editor at Forbes Media. Additional staff roles included senior editor positions at and Ladies’ Home Journal.

Latest by Lucy Maher

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What Does Snoring Have to Do With Obesity?

A lot. Problems like snoring and sleep apnea can make it more difficult to lose weight. Find out what’s behind the connection—and what you can do to get the rest you need.

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Living With

Can Heart Failure Get Better?

The short answer: Yes! Find out the steps you need to take to keep your symptoms under control.