Melanie Haiken

Melanie Haiken is a San Francisco Bay Area-based writer specializing in health, travel, and the environment. She has written about everything from menopause-related sleep problems to the science of mouthwash for websites and magazines like Parade, Health, More, and Real Simple. She has a master’s in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and recently conquered her fear of heights to climb Angels Landing in Zion National Park.