Sunny Sea GoldHealth Writer
Sunny is a health journalist with deep expertise in women's and children’s health who has written for some of the largest and most well-known print and digital publications in the United States. She’s also the author of the book Food: The Good Girl’s Drug, and writes essays and reported pieces on body image, eating disorders, parenthood, and mental health. She lives in Portland, OR, with her husband and two daughters.
Latest by Sunny Sea Gold
We’ve all heard the statistic: One in eight women will get breast cancer at some point during her life. What we really want to know is whether there’s any way to predict if that one in eight is... us.
Despite its common occurrence, signs of this disease can be surprisingly difficult to spot, as many clues are subtle (if visible at all). Learn more about possible ways to tell if you have diabetes.
It’s a challenging disease but there are a host of promising therapies to manage it. We asked our experts to share the latest options on your road to recovery.
Common red flags for this disease include swollen lymph nodes and night sweats, but there are other indications that something's not right as well. Here's what the experts say to keep an eye out for.
Every case of this disease is different and so is every treatment plan. The choices can be a little complex, but this overview of potential options will help you get a clearer picture of the road ahead.
This type of cancer can be notoriously tricky to predict or even to determine who is at risk. Here’s what experts say may play a role in causing the disease.
Diabetes can strike at any age, but when it happens to children, it has its own set problems—and solutions. Discover the unique ways this disease affects kids.
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about this disease, including where it comes from, who gets it, and why. Let’s take a closer look.
It’s the less-common member of the diabetes family, but this autoimmune disorder packs a mighty big challenge for those who have it. Learn more about the disease—and how you can stay one step ahead.
These conditions involving high blood sugar may all look the same, but each kind of diabetes has its own causes and treatments. Discover the key differences among the most common types of the disease.