Alex Van Buren Title: Writer, Editor, Content Strategist Education: Reed College Experience Alex Van Buren is a writer, reporter, editor, and content strategist. She has held roles at several major national outlets in forms of digital, print and video media. Her work can be found in The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Gourmet.com, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, TravelandLeisure.com, FoodNetwork.com, RealSimple.com, Martha Stewart Living, InStyle, Food & Wine, Men’s Health, MyRecipes, and more. Education Alex received a bachelor's degree in English language and literature from Reed College in Portland, OR. She also completed the Radcliffe Publishing Course at Harvard University. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.