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

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.

6 Chronic Autoimmune Illnesses Linked to Chronic Hives

Studies link chronic hives with autoimmune diseases such as thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and celiac disease. Learn more about the connection.

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.

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.