Melanie Haiken has written about health and family-related issues for magazines such as Health, Real Simple, Woman’s Day, Yoga Journal, and websites such as BabyCenter.com, WebMD, and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield websites. She was managing editor at San Francisco magazine and has cared for both parents during health challenges.
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