Maria Gifford

Maria Gifford is a veteran health journalist based in Rochester, Minnesota. She has produced evidence-based medical content for the Mayo Clinic, the American Diabetes Association, the Arthritis Foundation, Time Inc., UnitedHealth Group, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Harvard Health Publications, and more. You can learn more on LinkedIn and find her book on Amazon.

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