Amber Tresca

Amber J Tresca is a writer and editor who works for several publications on a freelance basis. Amber worked her way up in the medical publishing industry, starting as an editorial assistant working for a medical publishing house that produces peer-reviewed journals for physicians. For several years she copyedited, wrote, and edited for several journals, frequently working closely with physician authors. She moved over to the Internet side of the medical publishing business, and worked as a web producer: creating, editing, and publishing articles on medical journal web sites. She is also the Guide to Inflammatory Bowel Disease on About.com, where she has written about digestive disease for 12 years.

Amber uses her expertise as a health editor to bring her readers news, information, and commentary on important health issues. She is dedicated to patient empowerment and advocacy, particularly for those who are underserved by the healthcare system.

Amber lives on the East Coast with her husband and two children and enjoys needlework, reading, baking, her MacBook Pro and tech gadgets of all kinds.

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Most Recent Contributions by Amber Tresca

Basic Strategies in Stress Management

Managing stress in a healthy way can be a difficult task at times, but stress management should be an essential part of your daily life. Use ... Read More

Can Stress Cause Hives?

For decades, doctors have known that stress can cause physical symptoms. Stressful situations launch the body's fight or flight response, ki ... Read More

Dr. Dina Strachan Discusses Ethnic Skin Care

There's more to skin care than meets the eye, as anyone who has dealt with a frustrating blemish or more serious concern can attest. Individ ... Read More

Five Signs of Skin Cancer

Although skin cancer does not receive as much attention as other types of cancer, it is the most common type of cancer in the United States, ... Read More

Understanding Stress Related to Time Management

Stress is a part of everyday life, and can come from both positive events as well as from troublesome ones. It's important to manage stress ... Read More

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