Barbara Stepko Title: Writer and editor Experience Barbara Stepko is a freelance writer and editor. Her work appears in The Wall Street Journal, Health, People, Southern Living, AARP, and more. About Health Health.com, 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.