Emily Shiffer Title: Freelance Writer Education: Northwestern University Expertise: Health, nutrition, fitness, wellness, pop culture Former digital web producer for Men’s Health and Prevention magazinesWork has appeared in publications including Women's Health, Runner's World, SELF, Parents, Bicycling and more Experience Emily is a freelance writer based in Pennsylvania specializing in health, nutrition, fitness and pop culture with 10 years of experience as a journalist. She loves antiques, music, American history, and her dachshund, Gertrude. The world of health, wellness and nutrition is ever-changing, and I love learning about it and informing others. Education Emily has a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. 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.