Title: Jocelyn Solis-Moreira
Education: Binghamton University
Expertise: Mental health, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Wellness, Oncology, Digestive Health, Drug Addiction, Sleep Science
  • Member of the National Association of Science Writers
  • Member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • Speaker at the ScienceWriters2020 conference


Jocelyn Solis-Moreira is a freelance health and science journalist that has written on a number of medical topics for publications such as Popular Science, Prevention, Forbes, and Yahoo! Health. Her past experience as a neuroscience researcher studying alcohol addiction and knowledge of science has made her well-equipped to explain new scientific discoveries and translate medical jargon into information people can use in their everyday lives.

Along with being a writer, Jocelyn works as a freelance editor where she has updated and fact-checked outdated health articles with the latest medical research findings. She previously edited health articles for Sharecare, Everyday Health, Dotdash Meredith, and Healthline. When she's not writing, Jocelyn enjoys traveling and doing aerial arts.

Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.


Jocelyn has a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Neuroscience from Binghamton University in upstate New York. She also completed a Master's in Science in Psychology with a concentration in behavioral neuroscience.

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It's Not Just You: Study Finds Irritable Bowel Syndrome Takes a Toll on Mental Health
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People Who Regularly Use Laxatives May Have an Increased Risk of Dementia, Study Shows
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Dry January Is Over, but Mindful Drinking Can Help Make Those Benefits Last All Year Long
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The CDC Is Investigating a Rise in Invasive Strep A Infections Among Kids—What to Know
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'Night Owls' May Have a Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease Than 'Early Birds'
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Taking 4,000 Steps a Day Can Reduce Dementia Risk—But More Walking Is Even Better
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Cancer Among Those Under 50 Is Rising Dramatically—Study Examines Causes and Risk Factors
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Your Blood Type May Influence Your Stroke Risk, Study Shows
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What Is a 'Polypill'? How Heart Patients Can Benefit From a Single-Dose Treatment
A man waits in line to recieve the Monkeypox vaccine before the opening of a new mass vaccination site at the Bushwick Education Campus in Brooklyn on July 17, 2022, in New York City. - New York, on the US East Coast, has already either administered or scheduled 21,500 vaccines and hopes to speed up the process, promising more than 30,000 jabs for the whole state. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP) (Photo by KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images)
There Are More Monkeypox Vaccines—But Immunocompromised People May Still Be at Risk
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If You've Never Had COVID Are You More Susceptible to Variants?
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Black Patients Are Less Likely to Receive a Timely Dementia Diagnosis, Despite Having the Highest Risk
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 at the Brooklyn Children's Museum vaccination site, serving children six months to 5-Years old, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Covid-19 vaccines for children under 5 years old were authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday and by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday, a welcome relief to parents of the last age group to become eligible for shots.
COVID-19 Boosters Are Being Updated To Target Omicron Subvariants—Here's Why
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When Is Abortion Considered Medically Necessary?
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People With Food Allergies May Have Lower Risk of COVID-19 Infection
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Should You Stockpile Plan B as Roe V. Wade Hangs in the Balance?
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Why Monitoring Your Heart Health Matters After Surviving a Stroke
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Even Mild COVID-19 Infections Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Research Shows
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Study: Video Game Therapy May Help Patients Recover From a Stroke at Home
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