Rachel Zohn

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.

Latest Articles by Rachel Zohn

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Melanoma

Innovations in Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Advances in various therapies have some melanoma researchers optimistic about future treatment.

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Multiple Sclerosis

Home Sweet (Smart) Home

Living like 'The Jetson's' isn’t too far off, thanks to technology that’s now being adapted to help those with multiple sclerosis to create "smart homes" equipped with gizmos that remote-control certain tasks.

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Multiple Sclerosis

Time for a New Ride: Wheelchair Buying Guide

Thinking of investing in a wheelchair? Here's your guide on what to look for, how much to spend, and who to take shopping with you ('cause that matters too).

A pseudo-colored image of high-resolution gradient-echo MRI scan of a fixed cerebral hemisphere from a person with multiple sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis

Understanding MS: Your Top 6 Questions Answered!

Why don’t my lesions match my symptoms? Are my bladder problems normal? Get the answer to these and more common conundrums about multiple sclerosis.

Susan and Mark Rosen
Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer: What You Can--and Can't--Control

The emotional difference from stage I to stage IV breast cancer can be vast. Learning to let go of what you can’t control is the first step in helping you cope.

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Eczema

What to Know Before Trying Phototherapy for Severe Eczema

If you haven't had luck finding a treatment for severe eczema, phototherapy might be worth a shot. Here's what you should know beforehand.

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Eczema

Elimination Diets and Severe Eczema: Mistakes to Avoid

Knowing which foods to include is just as important as knowing which to leave out with an eczema elimination diet. Here's how to figure it out.

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Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.