Malaika Hill

Health Writer

Malaika Hill is a freelance health writer specializing in ophthalmology and population health. For the past decade, she has dedicated her work to helping eye care professionals communicate advances in ophthalmic research to their peers and patients in an effort to provide the highest-quality eye care. She serves on the editorial board of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science where she is committed to exploring and communicating short- and long-term strategies to prioritize eye and vision health disparities across the world. Malaika can be found on her website, LinkedIn @malaikadavid, or Twitter @malaika_hill.

Latest by Malaika Hill

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How to Take Care of Your Vision During Menopause

If you are a woman of menopausal age, taking a proactive approach to your eye health is key.

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How to Avoid Gout Flares While Traveling

A gout flare can completely ruin a work trip or vacation. To minimize your risk of gout flares while traveling, follow these tips.

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Do You Really Need to Treat Gout?

Yes! Untreated gout causes uric acid to build up in your body, affecting not only your joints, but also your kidneys, eyes, heart, and other organs.

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Do You Know the Symptoms of Bladder Cancer?

Blood in your urine and lower back pain are two common symptoms of bladder cancer. Read this slideshow to learn more.

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All About Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Learn more about this surgical treatment for invasive bladder cancer, including how it may affect your life in the bathroom and in the bedroom.

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How to Avoid Your Next Gout Attack

Once you’ve experienced the sudden, stabbing intensity of a gout flare, you’ll want to know these common triggers so it doesn't happen again.

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Beyond the Big Toe: Where Does Gout Flare?

When gout flares, it can cause pain and complications all over your body. These are some of the most common places gout pops up.

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Top Resources for Bladder Cancer Support

If you or someone you know is dealing with bladder cancer, these are the places where you can find support.

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How to Prevent Bladder Cancer Relapse

Bladder cancer has one of the highest recurrence rates, so it’s important to follow these suggestions to prevent relapse.

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What Happens After Bladder Cancer Treatment?

Do you know what to expect after diagnosis and surgery for bladder cancer? Here's what you should know about the common complications.