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, Psoriasis, Mental Health, Chronic Hives, Skin Health, Kidney Disease, Uterine Cancer, Colon Cancer

Latest by Rachel Zohn

Eczema Close Up: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

Managing Psoriasis Naturally: An Interview With Patient Advocate John Redfern

Lowering stress, eating the right foods, and getting sunshine are just three ways patient advocate John Redfern keeps his psoriasis at bay. Here’s an interview with the creator of Smart Psoriasis Diet.

Leukemia Patient Tips: Getting the Best Care

As a medical journalist with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Andrew Schorr shares his tips for how leukemia patients can find the best care for themselves.

Journalist’s Leukemia Made Advocacy Personal

When medical journalist Andrew Schorr was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, he could truly connect with his audience about patient empowerment.

Chronic Hives and Diet: What the Research Says

Can certain foods trigger a chronic hive flare-up? Can a low-histamine diet relieve symptoms? Studies render different results. Here's a succinct summary of the research.

Is Autoimmune Disease Triggering Your Hives?

Up to 40 percent of people with chronic hives also have autoimmune issues like thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and celiac. Are you one of them?

Back to Work After Stomach Cancer Treatment

If you’re facing stomach cancer treatment and wondering if you can continue working, here’s what you should know.

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.

Is PMS Triggering Your Chronic Hives?

Chronic hives get worse during PMS and menstruation for many women. Learn how hormonal changes can spark allergic reactions that inflame urticaria.

Is Your Body Attacking Itself?

Your own immune system may be the cause of chronic hives. Here's how to find out, and what you can do to control it.