Pamela Kaufman

Pamela Kaufman

Health Writer

Pamela Kaufman got her professional start covering health at Vogue, where she wrote two columns on news and trends as well as feature stories. Her interest in healthy eating brought her to Food & Wine, where she became executive editor. Today she writes articles about health and food, profiles courageous people living with chronic disease, and pursues all kinds of great stories. You can follow her adventures as an eater, mom, and traveler.

Latest Articles by Pamela Kaufman

Jim Curtis
Pain Management

Finding Health and Happiness Living with Chronic Illness

Strategies to move from surviving to thriving with chronic illness.

homemade baked french fries with whole potatoes and salad in background
High Cholesterol

Potato Strong: Low-Fat, Vegan Diet for High Cholesterol

Will Kriski tells his story about tackling high cholesterol by developing a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based diet that emphasizes starchy vegetables.

Kelsey Gumm riding a bike, holding her dog, and preparing food.
Heart Health

How to Find a New Identity — and a New Career! — After a Heart Disease Diagnosis

Kelsey Gumm was diagnosed with a cardiac condition that ended her decade-long military career. The diagnosis was scary and so was the prospect of finding a new line of work.

Manicured hands with polka-dotted nail polish holding a coffee cup.
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Expert Tips for Nails and Makeup With RA

A beauty blogger and a nail artist with rheumatoid arthritis shares tips for getting perfect makeup and nails, even when you have RA.

Stacey Harris at home in her kitchen.
Diabetes

Diabetic Pastry Chef Shares Her Dessert Tips

In this Q&A with The Diabetic Pastry Chef, learn how Stacey Harris cooks — and eats — desserts all day while still managing her condition.

Woman yelling her ideas into a megaphone.
Pain Management

End the Opioid Stigma for Chronic Pain

While politicians, policy makers, and medical experts are arguing about the best way to solve the opioid crisis, the blogger behind Chronic Mom says opioids saved her life.

Randy Headrick
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Confronting RA by Getting Back on The Bike

Read the story of Randy Headrick and how a motorcross accident kickstarted his journey with rheumatoid arthritis.

“‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ is my philosophy regarding both my health and my life in general. I won’t let RA win.” -Sandy
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Misdiagnosed: A Rheumatoid Arthritis Story

Find out why it took Sandy 15 years and a painful Zumba class to finally get diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.