Vanessa G. Ahern

Vanessa Geneva Ahern writes about health and wellness for various publications and websites. She is based in beautiful Saratoga County, New York.

Why Do Fit Women Get Ovarian Cancer?

Could there be a link between the fitness lifestyle and ovarian cancer? After surviving it herself, Meg Wilkinson thinks so, and she's on a mission to inspire doctors to study it more seriously.

Warding Off Alzheimer’s With Tumeric And Brain Games

When my mother was 59, she started experiencing the first symptoms of dementia. Now nearing 50 myself, I'll try anything to stave off the same fate.

I Fake Sick For A Living

Medical students need to practice their diagnosis skills on someone, so they practice them on me. I'm a standardized patient.