Stephanie Stephens

M.A., 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 by Stephanie Stephens

No 'Fibs': Current Evidence About Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about atrial fibrillation risk factors and causes. Find out what research shows about the connection between depression and afib.

Just What Impact Did Angelina Jolie Have on BRCA1, 2 Gene Mutation Awareness?

A big one. "Jolie has been a blessing, and her stature as a celebrity speaking about this topic of gene mutations did more in one day with an op-ed than we could do in 10 years to raise awareness."

Why Is Brain Health and Preservation a Must for MS?

For the nearly 2.3 million people worldwide who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), brain health and preservation are vital. Keeping your body and mind active are two ways you can help.

Your Stressful Job Raises Your A-fib Risk

A Swedish study reports that job strain is associated with an almost 50 percent increased risk of a-fib.

Smoking Exposure May Cause Toddler's Hearing Impairment

Research from Japan shows that exposure to tobacco smoke both prenatally and postnatally may raise the risk of hearing problems in children.

Outdoor Professions Carry Different Risks for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Solar ultraviolet radiation is now recognized as an occupational disease common to outdoor workers in a number of countries.

Sleep Health and Yoga Team Up for Better Sleep in Low-Income Communities

New research says that delivering sleep health education and yoga interventions in low-income communities improved both sleep quality and daytime functioning.

More Striking Evidence of Plant-Based Diet Benefits

New research demonstrates that the plant-based Portfolio dietary pattern can result in improvements in LDL cholesterol and other established cardiometabolic risk factors.

An Interview With Multiple Sclerosis Activist Nancy Davis

Philanthropist, designer, and author, Nancy Davis shares her experience with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) and what inspired her to start Center Without Walls, an MS-focused medical research group.

Quicken Your Pace for Longer Life

Walking at an average or fast pace is associated with a reduced risk of all-cause mortality as well as of cardiovascular disease.