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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

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.

Patient Story

A prescription for gratitude

Less than a year after surgery to fix a rare brain abnormality, pharmacist Elena Beaman is reclaiming normalcy.

Must love dogs

Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.

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.

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