Author:

Bev Snyder

Bev Snyder has worked as a writer and editor for 20-plus years in the health care, automotive and office furniture industries. She is intrigued by the idea of living small: Bev and her husband recently traded in their family-sized home for a simple condo, a tiny RV and a recumbent tandem bike. When she’s not writing or traveling, you’ll find Bev curled up with a good novel or watching House Hunters International and dreaming of her next adventure.

Bev Snyder

Posts from Bev Snyder

5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

Patient Story

‘One small girl with a huge heart’

Inspired by her grandma, 12-year-old Delaney Viewig shaved her head to support cancer research.

Patient Story

‘I refuse to quit’

Partially paralyzed by a spinal stroke, Kevin Hanlon is determined to run a 5K.

Patient Story

Life after cancer: Puppy love

Cantaloupe-size masses on her ovary shattered her world, but now this survivor has faith in the future.

Patient Story

‘You’ve gotta keep moving’

Triathlete Rob Norris is in his mid-70s, with hip replacement surgery in his rear-view mirror. Nothing has slowed his training regimen.

Patient Story

Falling into place

Breast cancer survivor Mary Rottier has joined forces with her therapy dogs to deliver a message of hope and healing.

Authoring the end-of-life story

Advance directives can restore a sense of control for patients amid their final days.

Better than a tattoo

When you can't speak for yourself, your patient advocate and advance directive can make your wishes known.

Patient Story

‘If you think something is off, take care of it’

After conquering endometrial cancer, Glenna Veneberg wants other women to pay attention to their symptoms.

Be salad bar savvy

Not all salads are created equal. Create satisfying, healthy salads with these 10 tips.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.