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

‘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.

Patient Story

‘Do the right thing’

For more than two years after a live-saving heart surgery, a Michigan cattle farmer enjoyed life to the fullest.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know.

Patient Story

‘She made me feel we were part of a team’

When her mammogram unveiled an abnormality, Cara Gregory found solace in a doctor who had the perfect combo—compassion and knowledge.

5 tips for attaining optimal health

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

Patient Story

‘So comforting’

After pelvic floor reconstruction, Berdeana Matthews is back to enjoying life.