George W Citroner

Copy Editor, Copy Writer, Technical Writer, Writer

Copywriter & Medical/Health/Science Journalist

I write breaking news, features, and provide copywriting services for major brands, including Medscape, T-Mobile, Amway, Livestrong, and Healthline.
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CUNY Hunter College, BSc
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Police Killings of Unarmed Victims Tied to Poor Mental Health in Blacks
medscape.comArticle
Police Killings of Unarmed Victims Tied to Poor Mental Health in Blacks

Black individuals in the United States are three times more likely than whites to be killed by police, but new research suggests it is the killing of unarmed blacks that adversely affects the mental health of this population.

July, 17 2018
The Link Between Asthma and Atrial Fibrillation
healthline.comArticle
The Link Between Asthma and Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers say asthma that is poorly controlled can increase a person’s risk of developing AFib, although the reasons why aren’t entirely clear.

July, 16 2018
Cost of HIV Prevention Drug Discouraging People from Doing PrEP Therapy
healthline.comArticle
Cost of HIV Prevention Drug Discouraging People from Doing PrEP Therapy

Truvada costs $2,000 a month. Experts say that out-of-pocket expense is preventing a lot of people from taking the PrEP treatment to prevent HIV infection. A drug doesn’t do much good if people don’t take it. That has apparently become the situation with Truvada, the highly effective medication used in the PrEP treatment that helps people avoid contracting HIV.

July, 11 2018
Excessive Iron in the Brain May Be a Factor in Alzheimer's Disease
healthline.comArticle
Excessive Iron in the Brain May Be a Factor in Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers say a type of iron called magnetite shows up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. Figuring out why could lead to new treatments for the disease.

July, 2 2018
Are Your Kid’s Headphones Permanently Damaging Their Hearing?
healthline.comArticle
Are Your Kid’s Headphones Permanently Damaging Their Hearing?
June, 27 2018
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer
healthline.comArticle
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

As if you needed another reason to catch some rays this summer, a new study has uncovered evidence that vitamin D protects against colorectal cancer.

June, 20 2018
Children exposed to drugs, violence experience higher incidence of HIV as adults
positivelite.comInterview
Children exposed to drugs, violence experience higher incidence of HIV as adults
January, 8 2018
Teens Can Now Get HIV Drug… Will They Use It?
healthline.com
Teens Can Now Get HIV Drug… Will They Use It?
May, 25 2018
How Much Caffeine Do You Need to Function? A New App May Help
healthline.comArticle
How Much Caffeine Do You Need to Function? A New App May Help

Researchers divide us into three types of “caffeine sensitivity.” Now, an app with a new algorithm may be able to calculate the perfect caffeine dose for everyone. Why do some people have laser focus after one cup of coffee while it seems others have to keep a pot brewing all day to just stay awake? According to a report by Dr. J.W. Langer, a science journalist, genetic factors determine our reaction to caffeine.

June, 14 2018
Millennials Not Receiving HIV Tests
specialtypharmacytimes.comArticle
Millennials Not Receiving HIV Tests

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that about 1.1 million individuals are living with HIV in the United States alone; about 166,000 are unaware of their status. One of the biggest challenges in the fight against the virus is that not enough individuals are getting tested in accordance with CDC recommendations.

February, 22 2018
Newly Discovered Type of Heart Attack Primarily Affects Women
healthline.comArticle
Newly Discovered Type of Heart Attack Primarily Affects Women

Researchers say the heart attack known as MINOCA doesn’t involve obstructed arteries and is often dismissed as minor by medical professionals.

June, 8 2018
Depression Can Make Your Brain Age More Quickly
healthline.comArticle
Depression Can Make Your Brain Age More Quickly

Researchers say depression can increase your risk for dementia. Here’s why and some simple steps you can take to reduce the odds.

June, 6 2018
Dietary Salt--Not Just Hypertension--May Affect Brain
medscape.comInterview
Dietary Salt--Not Just Hypertension--May Affect Brain

High salt intake may have a dramatic impact on memory and cognitive functioning, independent of its effect on blood pressure, according to an animal study published in Nature Neuroscience.[1]

May, 10 2018
There May Be No Permanent Cure for Atrial Fibrillation
healthline.comArticle
There May Be No Permanent Cure for Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers say even after irregular heartbeats are treated, they can return and the increased risk for stroke remains.

Simple Act of Walking Can Boost Chances of Certain Women to Get Pregnant
healthline.comArticle
Simple Act of Walking Can Boost Chances of Certain Women to Get Pregnant

Researchers say physical activity in general doesn’t help fertility, but they believe walking may help obese women in particular to become pregnant. Research indicates there is no relationship between most kinds of physical activity and the likelihood of a woman getting pregnant. However, for women who have experienced one or more miscarriages, researchers in a new study say walking may actually help.

May, 15 2018
Long-Term Use of Tylenol During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Autism, ADHD
healthline.comArticle
Long-Term Use of Tylenol During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Autism, ADHD

Researchers say pregnant women who use acetaminophen products for four weeks or more can increase their unborn child’s risk of autism and ADHD. Acetaminophen is one of the most common treatments used by pregnant women for pain and fever.

May, 7 2018
Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?
healthline.comArticle
Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?
March, 12 2018
New At-Home Treatment for IBS Focuses on Mind Over Body
healthline.comInterview
New At-Home Treatment for IBS Focuses on Mind Over Body
April, 26 2018
This Is Not a Drill... Researchers Using Proteins to Treat Cavities
healthline.comInterview
This Is Not a Drill... Researchers Using Proteins to Treat Cavities
April, 23 2018
Zumba Tips for People With Bad Knees
livestrong.comArticle
Zumba Tips for People With Bad Knees
December, 5 2017
How to Increase Swimming Stamina
livestrong.comArticle
How to Increase Swimming Stamina
December, 5 2017
Ways to Get Buff at Home Without Weights
livestrong.comArticle
Ways to Get Buff at Home Without Weights
December, 5 2017
Is Too Much Cardio Bad?
livestrong.comArticle
Is Too Much Cardio Bad?
December, 5 2017
Examples of High-Intensity Cardio
livestrong.comArticle
Examples of High-Intensity Cardio
November, 28 2017
Calisthenics Training for Muscular Endurance
livestrong.comArticle
Calisthenics Training for Muscular Endurance
November, 20 2017
The Physiological Benefits of HIIT Training
livestrong.com
The Physiological Benefits of HIIT Training
November, 20 2017
Positives & Negatives of Kickboxing
livestrong.comArticle
Positives & Negatives of Kickboxing
April, 10 2018
The Future of Personal Training
livestrong.comArticle
The Future of Personal Training
February, 13 2018
How to Learn Kung Fu Step-by-Step
livestrong.comArticle
How to Learn Kung Fu Step-by-Step
April, 10 2018
What’s the Best Way to Talk to a Teen About Sexual Identity?
healthline.comArticle
What’s the Best Way to Talk to a Teen About Sexual Identity?
April, 19 2018
Menopause Treatment: New Therapy On The Way
healthline.comInterview
Menopause Treatment: New Therapy On The Way
April, 9 2018
Brain Stimulation May Help Stutterers, Students, and Athletes
healthline.comInterview
Brain Stimulation May Help Stutterers, Students, and Athletes
April, 5 2018
Why Are Drug-Resistant HIV Strains Becoming More Prevalent?
healthline.comInterview
Why Are Drug-Resistant HIV Strains Becoming More Prevalent?
March, 22 2018
Drinking Too Much Alcohol May Increase Dementia Risk
healthline.comArticle
Drinking Too Much Alcohol May Increase Dementia Risk
March, 1 2018
Is Your Garage Ready for an Electric Car?
hwsgarage.comArticle
Is Your Garage Ready for an Electric Car?
When and How to Start Paying Estimated Tax for IRA Withdrawals
backtaxeshelp.comArticle
When and How to Start Paying Estimated Tax for IRA Withdrawals
March, 19 2018
Can You Manage Your Anger Through Mindfulness
purehealthyliving.netArticle
Can You Manage Your Anger Through Mindfulness
February, 26 2018
A Mother’s Diet Can Affect Her Baby for Life
purehealthyliving.netArticle
A Mother’s Diet Can Affect Her Baby for Life
February, 21 2018
Home Remedies for Digestive System Cleansing
livestrong.comArticle
Home Remedies for Digestive System Cleansing
August, 14 2017
Great New Years Resolutions to Improve your Life
purehealthyliving.netArticle
Great New Years Resolutions to Improve your Life
November, 11 2017
How Many Reps Should I Do While Strength Training to Lose Weight?
livestrong.comArticle
How Many Reps Should I Do While Strength Training to Lose Weight?
March, 26 2018
Latent Viral Reservoirs Create Hurdle to HIV Cure
specialtypharmacytimes.comInterview
Latent Viral Reservoirs Create Hurdle to HIV Cure
January, 26 2018
Teen Mental Health Awareness
purehealthyliving.netArticle
Teen Mental Health Awareness
March, 7 2018
How can baby boomers become more HCV aware?
eatg.orgInterview
How can baby boomers become more HCV aware?
February, 14 2018
How exercise slows the aging process
purehealthyliving.netArticle
How exercise slows the aging process
March, 13 2018
5 Multifidus Exercises for a Strong & Stable Lumbar Spine
precisionmovement.coachArticle
5 Multifidus Exercises for a Strong & Stable Lumbar Spine
March, 27 2017
7 Technology Trends Transforming the Fashion Supply Chain Process
cgsinc.comArticle
7 Technology Trends Transforming the Fashion Supply Chain Process
March, 7 2017
Be an Entrepreneur to Beat Tough Times
intelligenthq.comArticle
Be an Entrepreneur to Beat Tough Times
December, 16 2017
5 Best Sciatica Stretches for Quick Pain Relief
precisionmovement.coachArticle
5 Best Sciatica Stretches for Quick Pain Relief
February, 22 2017
Key Details You Should Know About the Trump Tax Plan
backtaxeshelp.comArticle
Key Details You Should Know About the Trump Tax Plan
December, 26 2017
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