Several years on a daily paper taught me how to flip a story quickly, but I also learned that I like to dig deeper. As a freelance journalist, I have the luxury to do just that. I also share my passion for good writing and reporting as the media adviser at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn.

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Sep 3, 2015 06:45 AM ET
Despite the most up-to-the-minute data, in the end it’s only somewhat better than a shot in the dark.
Aug 31, 2015 07:00 AM ET
As much of the U.S. West is experiencing wildfires, learn how these blazes can affect your health.
Aug 21, 2015 02:40 PM ET
A new slackline record was set earlier this month. But slacklining is hardly the only way to set an insane world record.
Jul 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET
Rip currents are a summer hazard. Learn how to avoid them and what to do if you’re in one.
Jul 24, 2015 11:55 AM ET
If it seems like thunderstorms happen more at night, it's because they do. But we literally can't see them coming.
Jul 23, 2015 08:00 AM ET
Going uphill is largely a physical strain, while going downhill requires intense mental calculations.
Jul 6, 2015 08:00 AM ET
With the public's eye glued to Caitlyn Jenner, conception about gender is swiftly changing. Still, there are many unknowns.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 PM ET
From asthma to allergies to changes in infectious disease patterns: climate change is hitting our health hard, a new study says.
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