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

Patient Story

‘There’s a plan for me’

After suffering a heart attack, a workaholic re-directs all her drive and energy toward critical lifestyle changes.

Patient Story

‘One of the lucky ones’

Genetic testing unlocked the secret to a woman's lung cancer—then precision medicine saved the day.

Patient Story

‘I can do this’

After a fight with rectal cancer, Mary Hannon is stronger than ever.

Patient Story

‘I look at life with new perspective’

When a high school basketball player collapsed during practice, a coach's quick action saved his life.

Patient Story

‘I am at peace’

A new interest in an old treatment helped a Michigan woman stay home with her husband during his final months.

Patient Story

‘God’s hand was in it’

Remote video technology played a key role in helping doctors quickly diagnose and treat a teenager for an aggressive autoimmune disorder.

10 things you never knew about folic acid

Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.

Patient Story

‘It didn’t sound right’

A young mother's chance encounter with a physician assistant leads to the unexpected discovery of a dangerous heart condition.

Patient Story

‘A small price to pay’

Norris Sprague underwent a new cancer treatment that temporarily made him hyper-sensitive to sunlight—and he's glad he did it.

Patient Story

A race to recovery

When Ted Kushion's heart stopped beating, quick action saved his life.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.

Patient Story

Living her best life

When heart arrhythmia sent local artist Jackie Finn to the hospital, it led to treatment changes—and she's now doing better than ever.