Stephanie Stephens

Stephanie Stephens

Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a very experienced digital journalist, audio/video producer and host who covers health, healthcare and health policy, along with celebrities and their health, for a variety of publications, websites, networks, content agencies and other distinctive clients. Stephanie was accepted to THREAD AT YALE for summer 2018 to author and produce an investigative series. She is also active in the animal welfare community.

Latest Articles by Stephanie Stephens

cancer survivor eating
Breast Cancer

Eat Healthier With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Get 9 tips on how to develop an eating plan when you’re living with breast cancer, from an oncology dietitian and nutrition educator.

Hand knocking on rheumatologist's door.
Rheumatoid Arthritis

RA Complications You Should Know About

Learn how to protect yourself from little-known rheumatoid arthritis complications like lung, heart, bone, and eye disease.

doctor speaking to a patient
Melanoma

Overcome Information Overload With Melanoma

A metastatic melanoma diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Here's how you can stay smart, organized, and assertive about seeking the best treatment plan.

Morhaf Al Achkar, M.D., Ph.D.
Lung Cancer

A Doctor With Lung Cancer Shares His Top Lessons

Whether you’re dealing with a serious illness or not, Dr. Morhaf Al Achkar’s must-read advice can help you live your truth.

Surgery in operating room.
Uterine Cancer

This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

Adult son hugging senior mother.
Alzheimer's Disease

Why Do Women Get Alzheimer’s Disease More Than Men?

Little research has focused on the fact that women are more likely to get Alzheimer’s—until now.

Vaping cloud.
Lung & Respiratory

Why It’s Time to Stop Vaping Now

The news is only getting worse for e-cigarettes, which the CDC has linked to more than 450 possible cases of lung disease. We’ve got the latest plus advice on how to stay safe.

Doctor preparing a steroid injection.
Osteoarthritis

Rethink Steroid Shots When Your Joint's 'Out of Joint'

Before you rush out to get that corticosteroid injection for your throbbing knee, consider this—a new study says it may do more harm than good.