Author:

Jodi Stanley

Jodi Stanley has been a student of UCLA Westwood, the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and the San Francisco Creative Academy’s invitation-only Master’s Screenwriting Mentorship program. Her feature film scripts have been recognized the Nicholl’s Fellowship, Chesterfield Fellowship, American Accolades and the Austin Film Festival. Since leaving the entertainment industry more than a decade ago, she has written for a diverse list of clients, agencies and publications. She has a special love for medical, family and healthy living subject matter. When not writing, she is known for playing car-mom, cooking, or wishing she was running. She lives in creative chaos with her husband, youngest daughter, a cat and two dogs.

Jodi Stanley

Posts from Jodi Stanley

Patient Story

Walk like a penguin—and other winter safety tips

Never underestimate the likelihood of a fall in snow and ice. And yes, this means YOU.

Patient Story

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

Patient Story

Freeze!

For the love of snow, just how risky is it to ski down the slopes and glide on the ice?

Patient Story

A new approach to youth weight loss

An expert team helps youngsters reach ideal weight through positivity and pragmatism—and a fresh outlook on diet and exercise.

Patient Story

Kevin takes a bite out of cancer

Cancer-fighting super heroes? See how dietitians help patients fight the good (food) fight.

Patient Story

Pregnant? Let’s work out!

A doctor and a mom share what's safe—and not so safe—when it comes to exercise while pregnant.

Patient Story

A thief in the night: Restless legs

Hank Post gets relief—finally—from the relentless sleep disruption of this vascular disorder.

Patient Story

Once upon an accident

The Smith family wants you to know what can happen when you least expect it, and how to walk away with a smile. Every family with children should do this.

Binge drinking is after your kids

Take a stand for safety and sobriety with your teens before it's too late. Make underage alcohol and binge drinking a family conversation now, while it can still help.

When cancer gets complicated, there’s no time to lose

Learning your mom has cancer? Awful. Getting a second opinion that saves her life? Priceless.

Patient Story

Have chest pain? ‘Wait and see’ won’t cut it

You can rationalize all you want when it comes to weird symptoms, but that stubbornness could kill you. Just ask Frank Stanley.

Top 3 stats that’ll have you buckling in your buckaroo

We share the facts of car seat and booster safety that you need to know.

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