Author: Katie Golde

Katie is a freelance health and science writer and a graduate student at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. She is passionate about producing content that focuses on health, wellness and how it all relates to everyday life.

First man cured of HIV speaks at Northwestern hospital global workshop

On the seventh anniversary of his cure from HIV, Timothy Ray Brown told a group of global HIV/AIDS scientists and health researchers gathered at Northwestern’s Prentice Women’s Hospital that he was grateful to everyone who helped keep him alive. “For awhile there I thought that people were interested in my story because I’m a freak

Hold the Phone: Light exposure at night may affect weight gain

Those late night games of Candy Crush Saga in bed may be taking a toll on more than just your nightly sleep schedule.  A recent medical review suggests that all of those nighttime texts and tweets could have an effect on our waistlines (and not in a good way)[1]. Researchers suggest exposure to light at