Lindsay Curtis is a freelance health & medical writer based in South Florida. She has a B.A. in Communications & Media. Prior to becoming a freelance health writer, Lindsay worked as a communications professional for health nonprofits and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing.
Lindsay developed a love of writing at the age of 7 and has been deeply interested in all things health and medical-related for as long as she can remember. She has written hundreds of articles on a variety of health and medical topics, including arthritis, cancer, mental health, substance use disorders, nutrition, LGBTQ+ health, adolescent health, and pregnancy. Lindsay prides herself on her ability to take complex medical information and turn it into engaging, accessible health content for the general public.
In addition to writing, Lindsay is a certified end-of-life doula and reiki practitioner. In her spare time, she enjoys kayaking, beach walks with her dogs, gardening, playing softball with her daughter, and honing her skills on the pickleball court. Lindsay also loves reading, anything from historical fiction to dystopian sci-fi and memoirs.
Most Recent Contributions by Lindsay Curtis
When a mosquito bites, it pierces the skin using its proboscis - six thin, needle-like mouthparts - which make it easy for the insect to suc ... Read More