Rachel is a New York City-based writer and health advocate. She grew up in the newsroom, literally. Her parents were reporters at The Washington Post during the Watergate era, where newspaper ink was infused into her blood, like an I.V. She got her start at The Wall Street Journal and then wrote the news for WUSA-TV (Washington, DC/CBS). She later worked in the Brian Ross Unit, the investigative unit at ABC News. She has been writing about health, science and medical topics for many years on a gazillion topics and in almost every therapeutic area from arthritis and oncology to very rare diseases. She is a contributing writer at South Florida Opulence magazine, where the writing team just won First Place for Best Overall Writing/Consumer magazine. She also worked with the editors of US News + World Report on an almanac called The Practical Guide to Practically Everything, which was published by Random House. Rachel holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Boston University and is a member of the Science Writers in New York (SWINY). Rachel loves discovering trends, clinical trials, inspiring patient stories, and anything new and completely amazing in the field of medicine, science, and health.