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

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.

The Great Kratom Controversy

Is this botanical substance a dietary supplement with pain relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?

After Your Melanoma Is 'Clear': Adjuvant Therapy?

Learn more about these treatments that can help prevent your cancer from returning, what to expect, and whether they might work for your case.

ADPKD and Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

Is it safe to have kids when you have this form of kidney disease? Here’s what you should know.

When Other Conditions Accompany Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis often occurs alongside other conditions. Health writer Stephanie Stephens interviews medical experts and highlights what we need to know.

Don’t Fear Exercise With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Listen to your body, then do something that keeps you moving because you'll generally feel better when you move, versus feeling stiff and painful. Don't "push through" severe pain, but do know that exercise could help minimal pain.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Can Lead To Depression

As if AS pain isn’t enough to deal with, it can also affect your mental health. Learn why managing depression should be a natural part of your treatment.

Updated High Cholesterol Guidelines: What's New?

The latest cholesterol guidelines may not have made the New York Times Best Sellers list, but they definitely have the attention of the medical community.

Remaining an Elite Athlete With Multiple Myeloma

Tips to help you stay the course as the elite, competitive athlete you are while living with cancer.

How to Ease into Exercise With Multiple Myeloma

Maybe you've never loved exercise, but you know of its benefits. Here's how to get started.