Tammy Worth Title: Reporter and writer Education: University of Missouri, Northeastern University Experience Tammy Worth is a freelance healthcare reporter with over 20 years of experience. Her work appears across several publications including The Economist, Bloomberg, Health, Leader’s Edge, WebMD, and KCPT, Kansas City’s public television station. For several years, Worth wrote a healthcare column called Practical Matters in the Los Angeles Times. Education Worth received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She then went on to earn a master’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. 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.