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Melanie Haiken
Works at MSNBC
Attended U.C. Berkeley, Stanford, Tamalpais High School
Lives in San Rafael, California
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This needs to be on the radar of anyone concerned about addiction and/or chronic pain. How do we help pain sufferers without fueling the addiction epidemic? Not this way, that's for sure.
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This year's list of the 10 happiest states is out, thanks to the Gallup-Healthways well-being index. Where does your state rank?
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The latest food chemical scare involves an additive used in plastics - and bread. Should you worry?
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Threat from swine flu (H1N1) still growing, CDC warns, calling for nationwide flu shots
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Do you take weight loss supplements? Some contain banned and dangerous prescription drugs, FDA warns.
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Have her in circles
226 people
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Work
Occupation
Writer and Editor
Employment
  • MSNBC
    Contributor, 2010 - present
  • Yahoo!
    Contributor, 2009 - present
  • Forbes.com
    Contributor, 2011 - present
  • ShareCare.com
    Contributor, 2012 - present
  • Caring.com
    Senior Editor, 2007 - present
  • Melanie Haiken Writing and Editorial Services
    Writer and Editor, 2000 - present
  • The Industry Standard
    Executive Editor, 2000 - 2001
  • BabyCenter.com
    Executive Editor, 1999 - 2000
  • San Francisco Magazine
    Managing Editor, 1997 - 1999
  • Parenting Magazine
    Senior Editor, 1993 - 1996
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Currently
San Rafael, California
Previously
Mill Valley, California - Berkeley, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kathmandu
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Introduction
I'm a full-time freelance writer for magazines, websites, and corporate clients based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Health, travel, business, and family are my specialties. I write the Adventures in Health column for Forbes.com and my health and travel blog is www.Health-Conscious-Travel.com. I'm a Senior Editor for Caring.com, covering health for those caring for aging parents and other family members.
Education
  • U.C. Berkeley, Stanford, Tamalpais High School
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Female