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Tracey Minkin

Tracey Minkin

Health Writer

Tracey Minkin has spent her career as both editor and freelance writer for regional and national magazines on topics including cancer clusters on Upper Cape Cod, and the ethical and medical complexities of an in vitro pregnancy of triplets. Her writing has been anthologized in collections and has won regional and national awards. Currently she serves as Contributing Travel Editor at Coastal Living Magazine. She has an MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Latest by Tracey Minkin

discussion with doctor

Can Menopause Trigger a Shingles Outbreak?

We dig into what doctors really know about shingles in women over 50.

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Travel

The 10 Best Places to Travel in the U.S. if You Have MS

Don't let your condition stop you! From waterparks to wilderness paddling, from historic mansions to sweet beaches, tour these getaways that are great for travelers with multiple sclerosis.

stress chef

Can Stress Trigger a Shingles Attack?

While the science hasn't proven a direct casual link, there is some kind of stress-shingles connection. Here's what to know.