Colleen Travers

Content Strategist, Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor, Ghostwriter, Writer, Managing Editor

Experienced writer, editor and digital content strategist with 10+ years of experience in the health, wellness and fitness industries.

I'm a former digital director with over a decade of writing and editing experience. I'm highly skilled in optimizing content for a diverse audience across multiple platforms. I've worked in print, online media, and television. I'm a runner and boy mom with a cat, a dog and a serious need to always have one more cup of coffee.
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Article, Blog Post, Buyers Guide, Guide, Infographic Copy, Interview, Landing Page, Social Copy, Website Copy
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick, Journalism, English
New York, NY|English
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Infections From Ankylosing Spondylitis Drug Treatment Are Actually Pretty Rare.pdf

Canadian researchers set out to assess the risk of infection among AS patients who take both disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs like methotrexate) and/or tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi drugs like etanercept and adalimumab). They found “no clear evidence that the risk of hospitalized infection was linked to DMARD and/or anti-TNF drug use,” according to the study, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology.

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Psoriatic Arthritis Can Cause Different Kinds of Bone Damage.pdf

A new German study published in the journal Arthritis Research & Therapy sought to examine how different kinds of bone damage occur in people with both psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, to better understand what kind of underlying mechanisms these disease share when it comes to causes of bone damage.

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Taking Statins for Cholesterol Could Also Improve Your Knee Osteoarthritis (But It’s Complicated).pdf

A growing body of research suggests that statins may affect joint pain for either better or worse, depending on the study you’re reading. Now the results of a new study from Italian researchers, published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, adds to the debate.

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Yes, Being Overweight Can Make Your Fibromyalgia Pain Worse. Here’s What Doctors Say You Can Do About It.pdf

A recent study published in the journal Archives of Rheumatology compared the effects of obesity on fibromyalgia patients. Here's what the study found and what it means for you.

mindbodygreen.com
Blog Post
Sea Vegetables: Everything You Need To Know About The Anti-Aging, Hormone-Balancing Superfood

A breakdown of what sea vegetables are, the most common sea vegetables you should try, and why it's worth trying them in the first place.

September, 25 2018
popsugar.com
Blog Post
Do You Burn More Calories on Your Period?

How to use your hormones to your advantage when it comes to burning calories.

September, 19 2018
huffingtonpost.com
Blog Post
So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia

Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.

September, 19 2018
popsugar.com
Blog Post
Morning Routine For Last Day of Day Care

Branded content in partnership with POPSUGAR and Target.

August, 27 2018
huffingtonpost.com
Blog Post
How To Tell If You Have A Headache Or A Migraine

Experts break down the different types of head pain, as well as their symptoms and causes.

August, 9 2018
popsugar.com
Blog Post
Why You Shouldn't Ask If Husbands Help With the Kids

Why we need social conversation to catch up with the times when it comes to dads helping out at home.

July, 27 2018
eaglecreek.com
Blog Post
5 Destination Half-Marathons Worth Traveling For

There’s no better way to see the sights of a new place than on foot. So why not break a sweat on vacation before you relax?

October, 12 2015
eaglecreek.com
Article
5 Amazing Destinations for Yogis

Ready for a mind and body retreat? Look no further. These destinations will leave you feeling blissed out and bendy to boot.

June, 29 2016
doctoroz.com
Guide
The DASH Diet Meal Plan

Find out how the DASH diet can help you lower your blood pressure, improve your health, and shrink your waistline.

eaglecreek.com
Blog Post
4 Tips to Prevent Frostbite This Winter

Ready for the thrill and chill of winter sports? Not so fast—read this before you head out to stay protected from frostbite.

November, 22 2016
doctoroz.com
Article
The Spring Skin Regimen

These tips will help your skin retain moisture to look full, bright, and youthful.

March, 20 2017
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
Here's What Causes Low Blood Pressure

Find out what causes low blood pressure, and how to raise yours if needed for a ticker that's in tip-top shape.

March, 31 2017
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
How to Prevent Arthritis 10 Different Ways

Take a look at these 10 ways to prevent arthritis, and get head start on arthritis prevention in the years to come.

March, 31 2017
shape.com
Article
10 High-Protein Plant-Based Foods That Are Easy to Digest

Whether you're trying to cut back on animal food sources for personal or health reasons, this list of easy-to-digest plant-based proteins will help.

September, 28 2017
shape.com
Article
In Defense of Not Being Social All of the Time

When it comes to your social circle, research proves that bigger might not always be better.

September, 7 2017
shape.com
Article
Are Those Bean and Vegetable Pastas Actually Better for You?

Two nutritionists weigh in on bean and vegetable pastas, and if they're actually worth it.

September, 4 2017
shape.com
Article
Asking for a Friend: Is It Bad to Hold Your Pee?

We asked a doc for the real deal on holding your pee, plus what the risks (if any) are to your health.

June, 27 2016
eaglecreek.com
Blog Post
Fitness on the Go: How to Get the Best Hotel Gym Workout

Thanks to these simple, get-sweaty tricks, you can no longer use traveling as an excuse to miss a workout.

November, 24 2015
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
Why It's About Damn Time We Take Down the Tampon Tax

You didn't realize that, depending where you live, it costs money to get your period? Here's why it's time for that to change.

March, 31 2017
fitpregnancy.com
Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Child's Motor Skills

New research shows that experiencing high levels of stress during pregnancy may have a lasting impact on your child.

October, 15 2015
eaglecreek.com
Blog Post
What to Pack for Your First Ragnar Relay Race

Ready to tackle 200 miles with your teammates? This packing guide will help you stress less so you can train harder.

June, 3 2016
eaglecreek.com
Blog Post
5 Tips to Find the Perfect Running Shoe

Feeling overwhelmed by all of the running sneaker choices on the shelves? Take a deep breath and use this guide to buy your next pair.

August, 1 2016
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
The Safest Ways to Run With a Jogging Stroller

Here's how to keep your kids safe when using a jogging stroller.

March, 31 2017
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
5 High-Calorie Foods That Are Actually Healthy

These foods might cost you a chunk of your daily calories, but their nutritional value is well worth it.

March, 31 2017
fitnessmagazine.com
Article
Is Cold-Pressed Juice Really Healthier?

Let's see if it lives up to the hype.

March, 12 2017
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