Barbara Brody is a New York-based freelance writer and editor who specializes in health and wellness. A veteran of the glossy print magazine industry, she served as Health Director at SHAPE and Health Editor at Woman's Day before going freelance. Barbara has produced several stories that garnered National Health Information Awards, as well as pieces that received accolades from the American Pain Society, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the National Marrow Donor Program, and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Most recently, she was a finalist for an award from the Deadline Club, the NYC chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Barbara prides herself on her ability to translate complex medical topics into stories that everyone can understand and enjoy. You'll find her work in WebMD, Prevention, AARP, Better Homes & Gardens, and many other consumer outlets (including Health, of course!). She also creates content for hospitals, medical schools, and health-related non-profits. Barbara is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), a past president of the Newswomen’s Club of New York, and a graduate of Cornell University. She resides in Westchester with her husband, daughter, and two rescue rabbits.