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

Women: Ignore these 10 symptoms at your own risk

Who knew switching to stretchy pants or having a tight shoe could signal serious health problems? Don’t assume these issues will go away.

Patient Story

On the road again

It started with hiccups. More than a year later, long-haul trucker Ken White, 70, has conquered esophageal cancer and returned to the road.

Put a cap on your gas

Bloating and flatulence can be embarrassing, but you don't have to accept it. Dietary and lifestyle changes can make a difference.

Patient Story

Off the sidelines

With two new knees and plenty of post-surgery discipline, Natasha Hudnell aims to keep up with her son and three granddaughters.

Patient Story

‘The biggest thing was staying positive’

After overcoming Burkitt lymphoma, Scott Vander Sloot aims to make his wish for a sports communications career come true.

'Algunas veces hay que caerse antes de poder volar'

Keren Gordon fue víctima de esclavitud sexual y brutalidad. Ahora está forjándose un futuro brillante para ella y su bebé.

Patient Story

‘Sometimes you gotta fall before you fly’

Keren Gordon experienced brutality and sex slavery. Now she is creating a brighter future for herself and her baby.

Patient Story

‘Take your sweet old time’

One out of four Americans fall every year. Use these 6 tips to help yourself (or others) avoid accidents.

Fight the freshman 15

Stave off extra pounds and defy the odds with these 5 practical tips.

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

Patient Story

No shrinking violet

Violet Rohrer will do what it takes to fight peritoneal cancer, including clinical trials of promising new drugs.

Patient Story

'It’s not the end of the world'

For a guy who doesn’t like needles, Josh Sheldon breezed through surgery on a damaged ACL and torn meniscus.