Esther Crain

Title: Health Editor
Education: University of Delaware, Emerson College


Esther Crain is a skilled digital editor and content strategist with a focus on wellness, lifestyle, finance, health, parenting, and food. Esther was a senior deputy editor at Health and was also an editor at Cosmopolitan for 10 years. Her work appears in multiple publications, including Women's Health, Self, Shape, Glamour, WebMD, and more.

Esther is the author of two books about New York City: The Gilded Age in New York (Hachette, September 2016) and New York City in the Gilded Age (Black Dog & Leventhal; May 2014). She is also the founder and editor of Ephemeral New York.


Esther received a bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from Delaware University. She went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts from Emerson College.

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.

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