ADHD/Allergies/Health

“I’m ADHD. I’m 34DD. I’m Very Confused by This Bra Ad,” The Outline, November 30, 2018
Why did retailer ThirdLove randomly reference Attention Deficit in its lingerie ad?

“How Open Is ‘Open’ Enrollment?,” The Outline, November 1, 2018
As the Trump administration attacks the Affordable Care Act, access for limited-English speakers has remained surprisingly steady.

“Strategies for Coping at Work When Your Manager Has ADHD,” Quartz, October 15, 2018
What to do when your supervisor’s Attention Deficit makes it harder for you to do your job.

“How to Help Girls With ADHD,” Lifehacker, October 10, 2018
An ADHD professional explains three critical areas affecting how Attention Deficit manifests in girls vs boys.

“I Was Made for School, But Some Teachers Didn’t Know It,” ADDitude, Fall 2018
When you have Attention Deficit, being gifted can actually make school harder.

“With ‘Office Calls,’ Employees Can See a Doctor at Work,” Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM.org), July 11, 2018 (co-written with Steve Miller)
Midsize employers turn to telemedicine and concierge health to bring doctors onsite.

“ADHD Comes to the Newsroom,” ADDitude, June 20, 2018
On being a journalist with ADHD.

“5 Tips to Thwart Medical Device Attacks,” CSO, May 31, 2018
How to lower the risk of a medical device cyberattack.

“Can a Hospital Room Be Hacked?,” U.S. News & World Report, May 25, 2018
Cyberattacks on medical devices could mean a myriad of problems for hospitals and other health care providers.

“Can Telemedicine Be Both Cost Efficient and High Quality?,” U.S. News & World Report, February 28, 2018
Health insurance companies encourage patients to turn to apps to save money, but some patients end up not getting the care they need.

“Take 11 and Call Me in the Morning,” MedShadow, February 8, 2018
When it comes to making sure limited-English patients understand their prescription instructions, current translation processes aren’t enough.

“Dating With ADHD Means Constantly Convincing Guys I’m Paying Attention,” Science of Us, January 4, 2018
When you have Attention Deficit, sometimes you send mixed signals.

“It’s Illegal for Hospitals to Not Provide Translation Services. So Why Is Proper Translation Still Scarce?,” Slate, December 27, 2017
An op-ed on the importance of medical interpreting.
(Interviewed about article by KXRY FM in Portland, Oregon on XRAY in the Morning.)

“A New Flushable Pregnancy Test Could Help Women in Abusive Relationships,” Tonic, December 19, 2017
The world’s first flushable pregnancy test could save lives, but if we really want to stop reproductive coercion, it’s not enough.

“How to ADHD-Proof Your Home,” Experience Life, December 14, 2017
An ADHD expert and three professional designers share their suggestions for a more Attention Deficit friendly home.

“Dating with ADHD: When Do I Tell a New Partner about My Health Condition?,” Washington Post, December 11, 2017
A personal essay on disclosing an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis while dating.
(This article was reprinted by ADDitude Magazine.)

“The Open Office and ADHD: Imperfect Together,” ADDitude, November 21, 2017
For people with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, the open office is not a collaborative space. It’s a loud, chaotic wasteland.

“Having ADHD Doesn’t Make Me a Bad Partner,” Tonic,  November 7, 2017
Tips on how to date someone with Attention Deficit, from someone with Attention Deficit.

“What to Know About ADHD If You’re Over 50,” Next Avenue, November 2, 2017
What women over 50 need to know about comorbidity of menopause and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

“People With ADHD Can Actually Focus So Hard it’s Scary,” Tonic, October 19, 2017
Learn about hyperfocus, an oft-overlooked Attention Deficit symptom.

“Is It the Drug or the Dye?,” MedShadow, October 5, 2017
Patients who think they’re allergic to certain meds may be allergic to something else entirely: the dye that adds color.

“Please Check Your Pet So I Don’t Get Kicked Off Our Flight,” Tonic, September 29, 2017
After Southwest removes a woman from her flight for allergies, this essay asks why airlines can’t just check the pet.

“On Being a ‘Loser,'” ADDitude, Fall 2017 (Article featured on issue cover.)
A personal essay about how people with Attention Deficit are prone to lose things.

“Are You Allergic to the Drug — Or to the Binding Agent?,” MedShadow, August 10, 2017
Learn what binding agents are and why they — not your medication — may be causing your reaction.

“I’m Allergic to Weed,” Motherboard, May 11, 2017
Marijuana allergies are real, and for those of us who have them, decriminalization has been a nightmare.

“Don’t Tell Your Boss You Have ADHD,” Tonic, May 3, 2017
HR experts, an entrepreneur, and a psychologist weigh in on whether to tell your boss you have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

“Five Ways for Mom to Grab Some Me-Time,” ADDitude, Summer 2017
Tips to help mothers with ADHD keep their minds active. [Print only.]

“The Hidden Costs Of ADHD,” The Establishment, April 20, 2017
When it comes to line-iteming Attention Deficit’s $266 billion impact, little things add up.

“ADHD Doctors Weigh in on Whether to Take Meds while Pregnant,” Washington Post, March 16, 2017
Physicians on the pros and cons of taking Ritalin and Adderall while expecting.
(This article was reprinted by ADDitude Magazine.)