Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Melanoma, Head & Neck Cancer, Eczema, Stomach Cancer, Breast Cancer, Allergies

Latest by Rachel Zohn

Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

There is a growing interest in mindfulness, but what is it, exactly? And does it help with anxiety? We clarify the research on this popular practice.

Chronic Hives and PMS: 12 Things You Need to Know

For many women, chronic hives are worse during PMS and other times in their menstrual cycle. Learn how a woman's menstrual cyle affects her hives.

Could Your Chronic Hives Be Autoimmune In Nature?

Chronic hives can be associated with other conditions, like autoimmune and thyroid disease. Find out more about autoimmune hives and possible treatments.

Where Can Melanoma Spread?

Advanced stages of melanoma can metastasize throughout the body, including the lungs, liver, bones, and brain. Learn the warning signs.

Treatments for Different Types of Kidney Cancer

From surgery to chemo to immunotherapy and more, kidney cancer patients have a multitude of treatment options.

What Should You Know About Wilms Tumors?

Wilms tumor, also known as nephroblastoma, is the most common form of kidney cancer in children, accounting for 9 out of 10 pediatric kidney cancers. Learn more about these tumors.

The Four Stages of Renal Cell (Kidney) Cancer

A guide to diagnosis and treatment options for one of the 10 most common cancers in the U.S.

Kidney Cancer: Where to Turn When You Need Support?

Support is often a phone call or click away. Here are resources for kidney cancer support, including Facebook groups and nonprofit chat lines.

10 Things to Know About Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer’s early symptoms are easy to miss, so it can sometimes spread before it’s diagnosed. Here are things to know about advanced kidney cancer, including potential treatments and a podcast to listen to.

Most Common Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer symptoms are often not painful or noticeable, and may be easy to overlook. They can range from blood in your urine to fatigue. Read this slideshow to learn more.