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Hilary Macht

Freelance Writer
Larchmont, NY

About Hilary Macht

Hilary Macht is an award-winning former magazine editor and now freelance writer specializing in health, science and environment writing. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review, Prevention, MORE, Essence, Fitness and others, and are distributed by the National Center for Health Research and the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. Her groundbreaking story on Big Pharma and the Media was featured on the CBS Evening News. She has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

Articles Written by Hilary Macht

High Thyroid Levels in Pregnancy May Lead to Gestational Diabetes

Women with high levels of a certain thyroid hormone early in pregnancy face an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to an NIH study. Experts debate routine screen.
High thyroid levels in pregnancy may lead to gestational diabetes. Results of new study spark experts to consider thyroid screening early in pregnancy to lessen risk of adverse health outcomes for mom and baby.

Olive Oil Blunts Glucose Response in Type 1 Diabetes

Encouraging results for fending off type 2 diabetes, too
Adding olive oil to a meal improves glucose response in those with type 1 diabetes, researchers in Italy have found.

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