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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

‘She doesn’t let anything stop her’

Soft-spoken and strong-willed, Lilly Gordon is enjoying life as a typical high schooler these days—and she's not letting cystic fibrosis get in the way.

Ready to detox? Skip the gimmicks

Kick your body into detox mode, naturally, with these tips.

Patient Story

Stronger than suicide

Amid a struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, Vicky Mennare wants others to know that getting help is a sign of strength.

7 ways to conquer stress cravings

When life gets hectic, use these save-the-hips tips for avoiding temptation.

Patient Story

‘You’ve just gotta do it’

After skipping her mammogram for 20-plus years, Kathy Hicks learned she had breast cancer the hard way.

Patient Story

Butterflies and battle scars

After sudden cardiac arrest a year ago, 14-year-old Lani Salinas is spreading awareness about this often fatal condition.

10 things to know about swimmer’s itch

Don't let parasites get under your skin this summer.

Patient Story

A turning point

New habits and close guidance from a unique wellness program helped a young grandmother take control of her health.

Patient Story

‘Just short of a miracle’

When Michael Travis suffered a sudden heart problem, quick action—and the instant availability of an AED unit—made all the difference.

Patient Story

A bolder voice

Amid a second bout of breast cancer, Kathy Shoemaker's faith has become stronger than ever.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

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

Save your skin

Winter is brutal enough without having a sunburn, itching back or cracked lips. Try these 8 tips to successfully tackle this perennial issue.

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