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.

Conditions Covered:Mental Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Skin Health, Psoriasis, Brain & Nerve Health, Dementia, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, Skin Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Shingles, Asthma

Latest by Stephanie Stephens

Coming Soon: A Reliable and Affordable Diagnostic Test for Psoriatic Arthritis

An accurate diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis is critical to effective treatment. Read about the National Psoriasis Foundation's efforts to find a reliable and affordable diagnostic tool for psoriatic arthritis.

One, Two, Three Meds in One: Game-Changing Blood Pressure Pill

High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.

Preparing for Flu Season: 2018-2019 Must-Know Info

Each flu season brings new strains of the virus that are unpredictable. Getting a flu shot is safe and it is the very best way to protect yourself and others.

Don't Take It Sitting Down: Sitting Harms Your Heart and Health

Sitting too much can cause poor blood circulation increase inflammation. Learn how an active lifestyle can prevent obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Let’s Get Our Gout Facts Straight

A gout expert from the Cleveland Clinic answers all of your burning questions about gout (no pun intended) — like why it affects more men than women, and which foods to avoid.

Technology and Schizophrenia: How Smartphones Aid Self-Management and Treatment

How can technology aid the treatment of schizophrenia? Tune into what research says about smartphones and other technology helping people with schizophrenia manage their condition.

Ovarian Cancer Treatment: What You Should Know

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with ovarian cancer? Here’s what you should know about the latest therapies available.

5 Things an Ovarian Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

Since her own experience with ovarian cancer, Joan has made it her mission to educate other women about this formidable disease.

Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

Is it RA?

All signs point to yes — but, hold on, that doesn’t mean you absolutely have RA. After all, you can test positive for the RA factor but still not have the condition. You have to look at the full picture.