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, or Twitter.

Conditions Covered:Bladder Cancer, Gout

Latest by Malaika Hill

Have Gout; Still Traveling

Top tips for enjoyable travel with this incredibly painful form of inflammatory arthritis.

Do You Really Need to Treat Gout?

Get to know potential complications that can arise without lifestyle adaptions or medical treatment of this sometimes debilitating condition.

What Symptoms Should You Know About Bladder Cancer?

Common symptoms of bladder cancer include blood in your urine, loss of appetite, and pain in one side of your lower back. Read this slideshow to learn more.

Cystectomies: What You Need to Know

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

Here’s How to Avoid Your Next Gout Attack

Once you’ve experienced the sudden, stabbing intensity of a gout flare, you’ll want to avoid a next time. These tips will help your chances.

Not Just Big Toes: Where Else Gout Can Flare

Painful gout flares can cause pain and complications elsewhere in your body. Learn how to recognize the symptoms.

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.

Managing the Vision Complications of Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease can affect many other areas of your body, including your eyes. Here are some of the ways Crohn’s can complicate your eye health.

What You Should Know About Ulcerative Colitis and Eye Health

Your UC can also create inflammation in the eyes that can to uveitis, iritis, episcleritis, and dry eye. Learn what to watch for.

Top Resources for Bladder Cancer Support

If you or someone you know is dealing with bladder cancer, know that there are support systems to help you.