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Future of Personal Health is a Mediaplanet site focusing on health insights and news, patient stories, and the latest in diagnostic and treatment options.  Our mission is to provide valuable insight, information and professional opinion to educate, inform and inspire an audience of health conscious individuals.

Spotlighting leading voices from industry experts, patients, top celebrity influencers, and the major public health associations and organizations like the American Heart Association and the CDC, this hub features award-winning content celebrated by the Davey AwardsCommunicator AwardsPearl AwardsContent Marketing Awards, and Digiday Awards.

Mediaplanet contributors and writers include:

Kristen Castillo

Kristen Castillo is an award-winning print, broadcast, and digital journalist. A former TV-news consumer and investigative producer, she currently serves as president of the Pacific Southwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Kristen has received over 75 journalism awards, including three Emmys.

Cindy Riley

Cindy Riley is a former broadcast news journalist recognized as Best Anchor, Best Reporter, and Best Investigative Reporter by the Alabama Associated Press. She has won numerous awards for her writing, focusing on the arts, politics, and healthcare.

Jeff Somers

Jeff Somers has published nine novels, including the Avery Cates Series of noir-science fiction novels and the Ustari Cycle series of urban fantasy novels. His short story “Ringing the Changes” was selected for inclusion in Best American Mystery Stories 2006, and his story “The Company I Keep” appeared in the anthology Life is Short and Then You Die edited by Kelley Armstrong. He writes professionally across a wide range of industries.

Rae Witte

Rae Witte is a New York-based freelance journalist covering lifestyle, tech, and culture topics and their intersection with her work appearing on i-D, Wall Street Journal, Vogue Business, and Forbes, among others. 

Sue Poremba

Sue Poremba is a Central PA-based writer who specializes in cybersecurity and technology topics. She has been recognized as an Onalytica Top 25 Influencer in cybersecurity. 

Melinda Carter

Melinda Carter is a journalist based in New York City focusing on health, wellness, personal finance, and environmentalism. 

The health/medical information provided on this site has been written or revised by a relevant healthcare professional, through Mediaplanet’s network of association partners. All content is commissioned and reviewed by the Mediaplanet team. Around one third of the content that lives on this site is written by our pool of qualified journalists, with featured experts / patients / influencers being interviewed for the articles. The rest of the content is written directly by partner associations and healthcare professionals. All medical content is either written directly by healthcare professionals or reviewed by them for factual accuracy.

The information provided on Future of Personal Health is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

Mediaplanet are a global content marketing publisher operating in 13 countries and 13 languages.  Future of Personal Health is a US based site, focusing on reaching an American audience. For more information on Mediaplanet, visit: https://www.mediaplanet.com/

This site is funded by advertisements and sponsored content that are clearly marked throughout the site with ‘Advertisement’ or ‘Sponsored by’ verbiage. If editorial content has been written by or influenced by a paying client, it will be clearly stated on the article level.

For advertising and sponsored content opportunities, please get in touch with us at us.advertise@mediaplanet.com. To learn more about editorial opportunities please get in touch with us at us.editorial@mediaplanet.com